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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'What Again'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: What Again
Hybridized by Ensminger; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 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:
Pale Yellow
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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):
Honorable Mention
Award of Merit

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Claudine On Jun 23, 2010, Claudine from Montrose, CO (Zone 5a) wrote:

Each year I have to divide this little iris. Vigorous grower - doesn't seem to mind unusual spring weather. Each year it puts on a great show early.

Neutral Joan On Dec 20, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '93, Award of Merit '96

Positive Elizabethtown On Jun 14, 2005, Elizabethtown from Hagerstown, MD (Zone 6a) wrote:

This one has bloomed several times each year before frost. April, June-July, September and tries again in November but fails due to frost.

Regional...

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

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Sebastopol, California
Montrose, Colorado
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Gardiner, Maine
South China, Maine
Hagerstown, Maryland
Belleville, Michigan
Deer River, Minnesota
Columbia, Missouri
Robertsville, Missouri
Harlowton, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Lincoln, Nebraska
Auburn, New Hampshire
Coshocton, Ohio
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Greeneville, Tennessee
Portsmouth, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington
Augusta, Wisconsin



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