Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Coral Chalice'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Coral Chalice
Hybridized by Niswonger
Registered or introduced: 1982
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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:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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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)

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Happy Jack, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Boise, Idaho

Cherry Valley, Illinois

Salem, New Jersey

Hillsboro, Oregon

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Greeneville, Tennessee

Harker Heights, Texas

The Plains, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 11, 2015, Caliche from Hill Country, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Blooming today in my garden, and so lovely! It is always reliable and loves to grow and spread out. One of my favorites.

Positive

On Apr 16, 2010, joannacay from McLean, VA (Zone 6b) wrote:

I've had it bloom in Virginia and Oregon, and it rebloomed in Oregon. It's a beautiful flower.

Negative

On May 26, 2005, Mainecoon from Shepherd, MT wrote:

Haven't had luck with this iris in my area

Positive

On Dec 2, 2004, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

An excellent grower, and a dependable bloomer year after year. Reblooms in some areas. Nice color!!