Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Swazi Princess') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1978
Seedling Number: G289-AA
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Ebony blue
Beard Color: Ebony blue
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1980
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: A 673-3: (R 852-AA x T 480-1) X A 635-1: (Black Swan x (Licorice Stick x O-332-1))
Child plants: 30 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
What we got from Iris Sisters. by yadah_tyger Nov 23, 2015 2:00 PM 57
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Arranging Iris beds by Henhouse Aug 5, 2017 11:29 PM 107
What colors look best together ...... by Denman55 Aug 19, 2015 9:41 PM 82
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Val's Iris blooms in Australia by Misawa77 Nov 7, 2014 6:43 PM 45
r.i.p. by Muddymitts Mar 30, 2014 8:20 PM 39
Some of your favorite Purple or Violet irises by tveguy3 May 3, 2014 4:51 PM 365
More TB seedlings by diggit Jun 19, 2019 11:49 AM 130
Purple base foliage in pictures by Misawa77 Nov 17, 2017 9:52 PM 57
SDB Pictures by ARUBA1334 Jun 26, 2016 2:58 PM 60
What is your DARK colored iris by irisloverdee Sep 1, 2012 9:33 AM 48
Any suggestions for a ruffled all white iris? by JuliaNY Sep 13, 2012 7:58 AM 65
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20

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