Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Quaker Lady') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bertrand Farr
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1909
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Foliage: Purple Based

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
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2012-05-02
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2014-04-23
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Location: Indiana  zone 5Date: 2016-05-31
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Location: My gardenDate: 2016-05-04
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 6, 2017
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2016
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Location: Clymer,PADate: 05/23/2019
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Location: Hustisford, WIDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: VirginiaDate: 2012-04-23
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2014-04-21
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2014-04-21
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2014-04-15
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Date: 2014-05-23
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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on May 27, 2020 9:12 AM

May be an old-fashioned and less showy bloom, but the soft colors go very well in my garden and it outperforms most of the others, both in flower count and in dividing.
Glad to have this Lady in my garden.

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Plant Events from our members
gardengus On May 13, 2016 Bloomed
Calif_Sue On April 27, 2017 Bloomed
Zencat On July 17, 2015 Obtained plant
chelle On September 29, 2015 Transplanted
Center of raised bed in old veggie patch.
UndyingLight On September 20, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 21st, 2018
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