Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Dynamite'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Dynamite
Hybridized by Schreiner
Registered or introduced: 1997
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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

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

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

Award of Merit

Regional

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

Bakersfield, California

Monroe, Connecticut

Gainesville, Georgia

Macy, Indiana

Hebron, Kentucky

Salvisa, Kentucky

Preston, Maryland

West Springfield, Massachusetts

Winchester, Massachusetts

Blanchard, Michigan

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Robertsville, Missouri

Harlowton, Montana

Salem, New Jersey

Lawton, Oklahoma

Thackerville, Oklahoma

Grants Pass, Oregon

West Newton, Pennsylvania

Rapid City, South Dakota

Greeneville, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Mar 19, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 1999; Award of Merit 2002

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On Mar 14, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This 37" mid-season bloomer was awarded the American Society
HM '99; AM '02.