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PlantFiles: Louisiana Iris
Iris 'For Dad'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: For Dad
Hybridized by H. Pryor; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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Class:
Louisiana (LA)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Orange
Bright Yellow
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Reblooming (Re)

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)

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

Awards (if applicable):
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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Margiempv On Oct 8, 2006, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

A registered Rebloomer! Very few Louisianas rebloom.

Good growth, lovely form and coloring. Puts up many stalks. Highly Recommended. You can't go wrong on this one!

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Baton Rouge, Louisiana



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