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PlantFiles: Intermediate Bearded Iris
Iris 'Hi'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Hi
Hybridized by Byers; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989

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Class:
Intermediate Bearded (IB)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 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

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
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:
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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

Awards (if applicable):
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive joannacay On Jul 10, 2012, joannacay from McLean, VA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Terrific increase. An odd feature -- this spring, in cloudy weather in Virginia and in shade in Oregon, the standards came in pale cream instead of white. Four days later, in bright sunshine in Virginia, the remainder of the buds bloomed pure white.

Regional...

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

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Phoenix, Arizona
Wichita, Kansas
South China, Maine
Deer River, Minnesota
Enid, Oklahoma
Hillsboro, Oregon
Greeneville, Tennessee
The Plains, Virginia



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