Iris
Iris 'Vance George'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Vance George
Hybridized by Valenzuela
Registered or introduced: 2010
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Pale Yellow

Purple

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Early midseason (EM)

Midseason (M)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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

Vail, Arizona

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 20, 2012, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

A healthy plant, vigorous grower and increaser .....with up to 11-13 buds per plant. Blooms early through mid-season. The cooler the weather - the more the rose-purple shows up. The warmer the weather, the more red tones it has. (Can be found at Iris Melodies and at RockyTop Gardens in Tennessee.)

Parentage: Epicenter x (Pencil Sketch x Sapphire Hills)