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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Sweethearts Again'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Sweethearts Again
Hybridized by Hill; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Awards: Honorable Mention 2007

Neutral Elizabethtown 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.

Regional...

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

Hagerstown, Maryland
Shepherd, Montana
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Columbia, South Carolina



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