Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Cajun Queen'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Cajun Queen
Hybridized by L. Miller
Registered or introduced: 1995
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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:

Red-Orange

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late (La)

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:

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):

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

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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Machesney Park, Illinois

Robertsville, Missouri

Shepherd, Montana

Salem, New Jersey

Greeneville, Tennessee

Readyville, Tennessee

Sheridan, Wyoming

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 8, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 1998

Positive

On Jul 1, 2004, Dylilylover from Machesney Park, IL wrote:

L. Miller, Registered 1995) TB, 33", Late May. S. Light caramel gold, red violet midribs, style arms golden caramel and violet. F. Brick red, rose violet center wash. Beards old gold, base violet.
Beautiful in my garden.