Tall Bearded Iris 'Brindled Beauty'

Iris

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Brindled Beauty
Hybridized by Ensminger
Registered or introduced: 1993
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Blue-Violet

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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)

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)

Atlanta, Georgia

Hughesville, Maryland

Marble Hill, Missouri (2 reports)

Robertsville, Missouri

Helena, Montana

Shepherd, Montana

Coshocton, Ohio

Charleston, South Carolina

Greeneville, Tennessee

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 21, 2006, DreamOfSpring from Charleston, SC (Zone 9a) wrote:

Incredibly beautiful. Must see to fully appreciate the incredible contrast between the stark white background, lavendar streaks, and the NEON orange-fushia beards. I am at a loss of words with which to describe the beard color. Awesome combination!

Neutral

On Dec 24, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 1996, Award of Merit 1999

Positive

On Nov 22, 2003, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Grows very well. I love how each flower is different.

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