Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Sweethearts Again'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Sweethearts Again
Hybridized by Hill
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Class:

Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Pink

Purple

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Midseason (M)

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

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

Regional

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

Hagerstown, Maryland

Shepherd, Montana

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Columbia, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 14, 2014, disterheft from Columbia, SC wrote:

This unusual little beauty has bloomed regularly all the time I've had it. However, it has never rebloomed for me here in zone 8a.

Neutral

On Jul 27, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 2007

Neutral

On Jul 7, 2005, Elizabethtown from Hagerstown, MD (Zone 6a) wrote:

Winterberry Gardens Catalog 2004: "Clear light pink standards, purple at base; coca pink falls, flared and ruffled. Small white spot at tip of lavender blue beards, tangerine deep. (Caution Sign X Chanted)."

Reblooms late October zone 6b.