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PlantFiles: Louisiana Iris
Iris 'Exquisite Lady'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Exquisite Lady
Hybridized by A. Owen; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986

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Class:
Louisiana (LA)

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Extra early (EE)
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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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):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Margiempv On Mar 15, 2006, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

A lovely, great growing iris. Very showy! Grows well in a pot, in the pond, or in the ground if given ample water. 28" tall.

Medium lavender blue, yellow signal, 1/4" silver rim around S. & F.

Clara Goula X Mrs. Ira Nelson.,
Introduced by: Blossom Valley Gardens 1987.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
College Station, Texas



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