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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: M120A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pure white
Beard Color: Red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1998

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
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Radiant Energy X Oktoberfest
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by Polymerous (South San Francisco Bay Area - Zone 9b) on Aug 14, 2019 3:19 PM

May rebloom. NORDICA is listed on the Reblooming Iris Society pages https://www.rebloomingiris.com... and I have seen it rebloom once in Zone 9. Rebloom seems to be infrequent if not downright rare, but it CAN happen.

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