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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Blue Note Blues'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Note Blues
Hybridized by Ernst; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Light Blue
Medium Blue

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:
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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral doss On Mar 13, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

(R. Ernst, 97) Mid to Late season. 38" Fragrant
"Named for "The Blue Note," our favorite blues bar in Katmandu, Nepal. Big wide ruffles over all. Bright medium blue standards and wide blue falls. White beards. Sweet fragrance. Eight to nine buds on three branches."

Note from Cooley's Iris Garden

Regional...

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

Salem, New Jersey
Greeneville, Tennessee



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