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PlantFiles: Intermediate Bearded Iris
Iris 'Clio'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Clio
Additional cultivar information: (aka Clio Verdier)
Hybridized by Verdier, P.V.; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1863

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Class:
Intermediate Bearded (IB)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Purple
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting

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)

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 themikesmom On Jan 27, 2013, themikesmom from Concord, NC wrote:

'Clio' is an Ancient IB neglecta Iris from France. Just Beautiful
http://www.irisparadise.com/Iris/Seiten/historscheZuechter/F...



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