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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Leprechaun's Delight'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Leprechaun's Delight
Hybridized by Weiler; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986

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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

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow

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

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)

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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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral harloiris On Jun 24, 2011, harloiris from Harlowton, MT wrote:

This is a very small iris. Probably should be classed as a minature dwarf bearded. Is is a very lovely iris and a very early bloomer.

Neutral Homefire On Sep 2, 2007, Homefire from Portsmouth, VA wrote:

Very reliable rebloomer here in Coastal Virginia. Very cute!

Regional...

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

Deer River, Minnesota
Harlowton, Montana
Coshocton, Ohio
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Portsmouth, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington



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