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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Fairy Ring'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Fairy Ring
Hybridized by Meek; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 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:
Blue-Violet
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Early (E)

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):
Honorable Mention
Award of Merit

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Eloy On Apr 29, 2014, Eloy from Lancaster, PA wrote:

This beaut is one of the best Standard Dwarf Irises. I received this iris for free from a company I order from. After a prolonged winter, Fairy Ring bloomed in May here in Lancaster Pennsylavania. It is very hardy and prolific, and it has a good fragrance.

Positive grannymarsh On May 23, 2007, grannymarsh from Marquette, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Multiplies well in the north. Withstands cold winters and late heavy snows.

Neutral Joan On Dec 18, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '01; Award of Merit '03

Regional...

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

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Blanchard, Michigan
Freedom, Pennsylvania
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Vancouver, Washington



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