Border Bearded Iris
Iris 'Brown Lasso'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Brown Lasso
Hybridized by Buckles
Registered or introduced: 1972
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Class:

Border Bearded (BB)

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

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Violet/Lavender

Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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):

Honorable Mention

Award of Merit

Dykes Memorial Medal

Knowlton Medal (BB)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Sagle, Idaho

Machesney Park, Illinois

Macy, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Alden, Kansas

Hagerstown, Maryland

Sandwich, Massachusetts

Belleville, Michigan

Robertsville, Missouri

Shepherd, Montana

Auburn, New Hampshire

Pequannock, New Jersey

Belfield, North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota

Coshocton, Ohio

Lawton, Oklahoma

Greeneville, Tennessee

Augusta, Wisconsin

Sheridan, Wyoming

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 18, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 1976; Award of Merit '78, Knowlton Medal '80, Dykes Medal '81

Positive

On Jul 1, 2004, Dylilylover from Machesney Park, IL wrote:

BROWN LASSO; Border bearded 22" EM bloom season. Standards deep butter-scotch. Falls Light violet, edged medium brown, yellow beard. Dykes Medal Winner 1981