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PlantFiles: Corn Leaf Iris
Iris bucharica

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Species: bucharica (buk-AR-ee-kuh) (Info)

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Class:
Species

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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:
Non-patented

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

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jhyshark On Jun 23, 2004, jhyshark from Scottville, MI (Zone 4b) wrote:

This is the most wonderful little Iris! It blooms in late April for me. The yellow is a clear lemon yellow, never tending to gold. From 5 bulbs planted in 1999 I have split it once for myself, and given some away to a friend. The blooms last for a week or more.

Regional...

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

Parker, Colorado
Old Lyme, Connecticut
Paducah, Kentucky
Scottville, Michigan
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Grants Pass, Oregon
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Salt Lake City, Utah
Blacksburg, Virginia
Lexington, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia
Federal Way, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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