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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Scion'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Scion
Hybridized by Blyth; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994

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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

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot

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

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive TBGDN On May 3, 2008, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

(Barry Blyth, R. 1994) Sdlg. A27-1. SDB, 14-15" (36-38 cm), EML; S. apricot; F. slightly deeper apricot, small white area around beard; beards white, tangerine in throat; slight fragrance. Wanderer X Chanted. Tempo Two 1994/95

The above information is from the AIS Check List database. Color can vary in bright sunlight as opposed to overcast skies. This is especially true when trying to get an accurate picture in blazing sunlight.

Regional...

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

Macy, Indiana



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