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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Jewel Baby'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Jewel Baby
Hybridized by Hall; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

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

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2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Conquered_MS On Nov 3, 2010, Conquered_MS from Preston, MD wrote:

Planted this cute little iris last summer (2009). It not only bloomed this past spring, but it is in bloom again now - November 3rd - in region 7!

Positive jhyshark On Jun 23, 2004, jhyshark from Scottville, MI (Zone 4b) wrote:

From 3 rhizomes in 1999 I now have two nice clumps of this wonderful iris. Lots of blooms, and the color is luscious.

Regional...

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

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Durham, Maine
South China, Maine
Hagerstown, Maryland
Preston, Maryland
Belleville, Michigan
Gladwin, Michigan
Scottville, Michigan
Deer River, Minnesota
Omaha, Nebraska
Corrales, New Mexico
Coshocton, Ohio
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Midland, Texas
Augusta, Wisconsin



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