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PlantFiles: Border Bearded Iris
Iris 'Lenora Pearl'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Lenora Pearl
Hybridized by Nichols; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988

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Class:
Border Bearded (BB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pink
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Provides winter interest

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)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
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
Knowlton Medal (BB)

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive doss On Feb 28, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Lenora Pearl reblooms over and over again in my zone 9 garden. It has a lovely light fragrance and, rather than stand out in the garden, looks as if it belongs, while adding a touch of grace.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Stanford, California
Boise, Idaho
Macy, Indiana
Durham, Maine
Deer River, Minnesota
Lawton, Oklahoma
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Sarver, Pennsylvania



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