Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Fries Morel'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Fries Morel
Hybridized by Lemon
Registered or introduced: 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

Regional

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

Shepherd, Montana

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.