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PlantFiles: Intermediate Bearded Iris
Iris 'Starwoman'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Starwoman
Hybridized by Smith; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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Class:
Intermediate Bearded (IB)

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 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:
Rose/Mauve
Dark Purple/Black
Silver/Gray

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

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
Dykes Memorial Medal
Walther Cup
Hans and Jacob Sass Medal (IB)

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Tntigger On Jan 11, 2008, Tntigger from Greeneville, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

I have tried growing this cutie twice now without luck. It has died both times for me after blooming here in zone 6b.

Neutral Joan On Mar 25, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2001; Walther Cup 2001; Award of Merit 2003; Hans and Jacob Sass Medal 2005; Dyke's Memorial Medal Runner Up 2006 & 2007, Dykes Memorial Medal 2008

Regional...

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

Bakersfield, California
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Chicago, Illinois
Mackinaw, Illinois
Wichita, Kansas
Anacoco, Louisiana
Belleville, Michigan
Deer River, Minnesota
Robertsville, Missouri
Coshocton, Ohio
Lawton, Oklahoma
Greeneville, Tennessee



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