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PlantFiles: Intermediate Bearded
Iris 'Honeyplic'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Honeyplic
Hybridized by Naylor; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

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Class:
Intermediate Bearded (IB)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Maroon (Purple-Brown)
Cream/Tan

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive cceamore On Apr 19, 2006, cceamore from Hixson, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

I love this Iris but if rains or there is a gust of strong wind it will fall over so I cut it and put it in a vase if it is going to storm.It has a sweet aroma too which adds to its appeal.

Regional...

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

Salvisa, Kentucky
Hixson, Tennessee



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