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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Orange Tiger'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Tiger
Hybridized by B. Jones; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 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:
Orange

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:
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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:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Maxsmomma On Apr 12, 2010, Maxsmomma from Philadelphia, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Fragrance is slight and an orangey scent, more sweet than citrus.

Positive TBGDN On Apr 27, 2006, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

A very nice SDB with bushy orange beards; good garden habits. The following information is from the AIS Checklist Database. "((Bennett Jones, R. 1987). Sdlg. M379-1. SDB 11" (28 cm) M. "Medium deep orange; deeper orange beard; slight sweet fragrance. Hooligan X M309: (Solar Flight x M255: (Melon Honey x E. Roberts 65R11))., B. Jones 1988. HM 1990, AM 1992, Cook 1994".)

Neutral Joan On Dec 19, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '90, Award of Merit '92, Cook-Douglas Medal '94

Regional...

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

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Macy, Indiana
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Deer River, Minnesota
Shepherd, Montana
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Greeneville, Tennessee
Augusta, Wisconsin



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