Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Queen in Calico') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: 65-4D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (87 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Light orange, marked violet
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982
Award of Merit: 1984

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: (Orange Plush x Anon) X (Orange Plush x 14-9A)
Child plants: 104 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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check ID (8-30-14) by iciris Sep 10, 2014 2:03 AM 67
Finally! by Snork Jun 17, 2014 2:44 PM 176
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
HIPS sale list up by Henhouse Jul 16, 2014 8:49 PM 57
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How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Favorite Plicatas by Patty Jan 12, 2014 11:05 AM 59
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
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