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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Foreign Storm'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Foreign Storm
Hybridized by Sterling Innerst; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Margiempv 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.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona



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