Intermediate Bearded Iris
Iris 'Honey Glazed'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Honey Glazed
Hybridized by Niswonger
Registered or introduced: 1982
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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)

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

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

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:

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

Hans and Jacob Sass Medal (IB)

Regional

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

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Redding, California

Forsyth, Illinois

Belleville, Michigan

Robertsville, Missouri

Auburn, New Hampshire

Kingston, New York

Belfield, North Dakota

Lawton, Oklahoma

Yukon, Oklahoma

Conway, South Carolina

Celina, Tennessee

Seattle, Washington

Fort Washakie, Wyoming

Sheridan, Wyoming

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 8, 2011, Donne51 from Forsyth, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

I planted three rhizomes of Glazed Honey last fall. Two of them are blooming today (May 8, 2011). I was so pleased to see them. It is such a nice bit of color among all the green.

Neutral

On Dec 21, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '85, Award of Merit '87, Hans and Jacob Sass Medal' 89