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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Lord of June'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Lord of June
Hybridized by Yeld; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1911

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
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

Bloom Color:
Light Blue
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
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):
Award of Merit
Historic/Retired Awards No Longer Distributed (See Comments)

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive LauraSteele On Jan 10, 2010, LauraSteele from Fort Wayne, IN wrote:

Royal Hort. Society Award 1915, Award of Merit 1915.
From the 1928 Lee R. Bonnewitz Iris and Peony catalog of Van Wert, Ohio:
LORD OF JUNE (Yeld). We are building up a stock of this excellent variety. It was sold at such remarkably low prices last year that stocks of it are very small in nearly all growers' gardens.

Regional...

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

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Wichita, Kansas
Durham, Maine
Deer River, Minnesota
Shepherd, Montana
Concord, North Carolina



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