Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Coral Point'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Coral Point
Hybridized by Sutton
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

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

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Late Midseason (MLa)

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):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)

Vail, Arizona

Bakersfield, California

Stanford, California

Godfrey, Illinois

Westchester, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Anacoco, Louisiana

Robertsville, Missouri

Shepherd, Montana

Salem, New Jersey

Thackerville, Oklahoma

Columbia, South Carolina

Rapid City, South Dakota

Greeneville, Tennessee

Readyville, Tennessee

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

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

A very pretty pink iris that multiplies and blooms like crazy for us,recommended!

Neutral

On Sep 13, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 2003

Positive

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

Very vigorous grower. It puts on a great show!

Positive

On May 17, 2003, beckykay from Godfrey, IL (Zone 6a) wrote:

I also have this and several others that I dug up from a friend house before he put it up for sale. He did not know the name or any of the plants I took ( did not keep log) Please let me know the name also. Thx.