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PlantFiles: Intermediate Bearded Iris
Iris 'Flying Solo'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Flying Solo
Hybridized by Tasco; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004

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Class:
Intermediate Bearded (IB)

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

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

Hardiness:
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 Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Coral/Apricot
Orange

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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:
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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive TBGDN On May 23, 2008, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

Hybridized by Richard Tasco and registered in 2004. Introduced in 2005 by Superstition Gardens. Flying Solo is a true space-age iris with the long pointed horns and flaring falls. Parentage is Good Fairy X Chanted. Colors are (IMO) balanced and appealing.

Regional...

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

Macy, Indiana
Keansburg, New Jersey



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