Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Violet Classic') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: H 22 DOT
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium spectrum violet
Beard Color: Violet blue

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: Violet Supreme X Jolly Goliath
Child plants: 12 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 21, 2019 8:10 AM 468
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
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Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
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