Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Foreign Storm'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Foreign Storm
Hybridized by Sterling Innerst
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tucson, Arizona

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 7, 2009, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

A good growing iris, as most all of Innersts' irises are. Very dark falls - almost a black.

S. purple; style arms blue purple; F. dark purple washed black; beards purple, bronze tip; ** slight musky fragrance.
Parentage: Before the Storm X Foreign Statesman.