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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Peggy Sue'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Peggy Sue
Hybridized by L. Lauer; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
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

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Joan On Jul 25, 2008, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 2008

Positive Margiempv On Jul 13, 2008, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

New for me. Grows and blooms very well, and is a good increaser. I'm anxiously awaiting to see if it will rebloom for me later this year.

Introduced in 2006.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Ventress, Louisiana
Blanchard, Michigan
Greeneville, Tennessee
Midland, Texas



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