Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Parisian Dawn'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Parisian Dawn
Hybridized by Keppel
Registered or introduced: 2006
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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)

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

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Brea, California

Monroe, Connecticut

Robertsville, Missouri

Shepherd, Montana

Lincoln, Nebraska

South Sioux City, Nebraska

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Greeneville, Tennessee

Lindale, Texas

Salt Lake City, Utah

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Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 30, 2011, 500Greenthumb from South Sioux City, NE wrote:

very delicate and feminine , Impressive

Neutral

On Jul 23, 2008, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 2008

Neutral

On Feb 10, 2008, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

"Description courtesy of Keith Keppel, used by permission"

Parisian Dawn

ML 36" (Balderdash X Last Laugh)

Creamy apricot, faint pinkish glow, with twilight mauve shading on fall edges. Scarlet vermilion beards. Broad, flared and waved form. Throws interesting seedlings.