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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Cantina'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Cantina
Hybridized by Byers; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989

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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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Reblooming (Re)

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive 1913cat On Oct 19, 2007, 1913cat from Robertsville, MO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Out of all of my rebloomers, this one is the first and only one so far to rebloom. October 19 2007, zone 5/6

Positive Margiempv On Jan 31, 2007, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Not only does this iris grow and increase well, but it's dependable and it REBLOOMS. Lovely coloring on it too. RECOMMENDED.

Regional...

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

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Houston, Alabama
Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Bakersfield, California
Belleville, Michigan
Richmond, Missouri
Robertsville, Missouri
Greeneville, Tennessee



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