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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Connection'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Connection
Hybridized by Ghio; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Midseason (MLa)

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:
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

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Tntigger On Feb 21, 2009, Tntigger from Greeneville, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

One of the prettiest irises we have, its a show stopper when in bloom.

Neutral Joan On Mar 20, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 2002

Positive Margiempv On Dec 15, 2003, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Great colors! Nice grower!

Regional...

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

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Tucson, Arizona
Springfield, Illinois
Hebron, Kentucky
Anacoco, Louisiana
Hagerstown, Maryland
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Robertsville, Missouri
Cut Bank, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Salem, New Jersey
Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Lawton, Oklahoma
Grants Pass, Oregon
Greeneville, Tennessee



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