Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Needlecraft') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: H 70 Wide
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White ground plicata with precise 1/3" light blue violet markings around all petals
Beard Color: Light yellow

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (Ribbon Round x R. G. Smith E5AR) X Cross Stitch
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's the largest iris flower you can think of? by djinnevada Oct 12, 2015 10:17 PM 18
How vigorous are these Classic Iris ? by Denman55 Sep 10, 2015 10:28 AM 26
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse May 25, 2018 12:37 AM 1,824
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Beautiful Beards.....some close-ups. by Paul2032 Jun 11, 2014 10:48 AM 219

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