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PlantFiles: Border Bearded Iris
Iris 'Brown Lasso'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Brown Lasso
Hybridized by Buckles; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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)

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1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Joan 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 Dylilylover 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

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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