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PlantFiles: Louisiana Iris
Iris 'Vermilion Queen'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Vermilion Queen
Hybridized by Goula; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992

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Class:
Louisiana (LA)

Height:
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 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Cream/Tan

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

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):
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral dmj1218 On Jun 1, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Stands pale cream; falls medium buttery gold, greenish-gold signal; ruffled; slightly spicy fragrance; 38" in height; early to mid-season bloomer.

Regional...

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

Sebastopol, California
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Dallas, Texas



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