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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Royal Slippers'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Royal Slippers
Hybridized by M. Valenzuela; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2012

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Purple
Maroon (Purple-Brown)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Extra early (EE)
Early (E)

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and 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 Mar 20, 2012, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Royal Slippers is a great grower and increaser. It has wonderful branching with 9 buds (some triple socket-ted). It won the best seedling award at the TAIS Spring show.

It blooms very early to early midseason. 37Inches tall. An all around great iris.

Parentage: Select Circle x Snowbrook. (It can be found at RockyTop Gardens in Tenn.)

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona



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