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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Fancy Woman'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Fancy Woman
Hybridized by Keppel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994

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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:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Extra early (EE)
Early (E)
Early midseason (EM)

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
Award of Merit
John C. Wister Memorial Medal (TB)

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Homefire On Sep 1, 2007, Homefire from Portsmouth, VA wrote:

36" VE-M
One of the first to bloom here in Virginia plus has a long bloom season. Seems to glow. Grows well and is nicely prolific

Positive Margiempv On Apr 11, 2006, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Seems to grow and increase well. I really like how it looks in the morning shade.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Gainesville, Georgia
Salvisa, Kentucky
Ventress, Louisiana
Shepherd, Montana
Toston, Montana (2 reports)
Omaha, Nebraska
Salem, New Jersey
Coshocton, Ohio
Lawton, Oklahoma
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee
Portsmouth, Virginia
Madison, Wisconsin
Tomah, Wisconsin



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