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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Fries Morel'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Fries Morel
Hybridized by Lemon; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1840

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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:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
Purple

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Mainer On Feb 18, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Fries Morel (Lemon 1840) 26" M. Diploid from France. Standards are chamois yellow. Falls are light purple. Very Rare.

Regional...

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

Shepherd, Montana



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