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botanical name:
Iris 'Blue Rhythm'
Iris 'Blue Rhythm' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Tall bearded variety, the lemon scented flowers are cornflower blue with a silvery blue underlay. Late spring blooming. An excellent form and very popular.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Raised by Whiting, 1945

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