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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: 78-256V
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bright maize gold
Beard Color: Gold
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
Award of Merit: 1987

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: 76-247N: (Coffee House x (Hi Top x 70-53P: ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering))) X Well Endowed
Child plants: 41 child plants

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