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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Cute or What'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Cute or What
Hybridized by Niswonger; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot

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:
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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):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive TBGDN On Apr 26, 2006, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

'Cute Or What', A definite 'keeper' for anybody who likes SDB's, especially delicate pastel colors. Excellent growth and bloom habits; among the first to bloom in mid April here. (O. D. Niswonger, R. 1996). "Sdlg. SDB 3-94. SDB 14" (36 cm) M. "S. and style arms apricot; F. white, edged apricot; beards blue, tangerine base. SDB 24-91: (SDB 27-87: (Oriental Blush x unknown) x Tillie) X Chanted., Cape Iris 1997." (AIS Checklist Info.)

Regional...

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

Chico, California
Macy, Indiana
Deer River, Minnesota
Shepherd, Montana
Augusta, Wisconsin



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