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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Canned Heat'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Canned Heat
Hybridized by Lauer; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive BeverlyRae On Mar 18, 2013, BeverlyRae from Walla Walla, WA wrote:

Canned Heat took first place (*Queen of the Show) at the Walla Walla show (Region 13) at the Senior Center in May 2012 and was entered by Tanya Bancroft of Walla Walla.

Neutral Joan On Aug 28, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2005

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Vail, Arizona
Boise, Idaho
Preston, Maryland
Gladwin, Michigan
Lincoln, Nebraska
Salem, New Jersey
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Greeneville, Tennessee
Walla Walla, Washington



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