Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tennison Ridge') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. Begley by J. McWhirter
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 85-P-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Solid plum burgundy standards; white falls, stitched plum burgundy on edge, nearing black toward hafts
Beard Color: Bronze, tipped burgundy
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991
Award of Merit: 1993

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Splash O' Wine X Cozy Calico
Child plants: 16 child plants

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