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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Fogbound'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Fogbound
Hybridized by Keppel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
Light Blue
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

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
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MikenMyrtle On May 4, 2007, MikenMyrtle from Myrtle Beach, SC wrote:

Fogbound is very pretty, with some of the tallest stalks of any in my garden. Produces many flowers. I don't hybridize, but for those who do this is a very fertile plant. Has many children--few of them as pretty as the parent IMO.

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

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 2000; Award of Merit 2002; John C. Wister Medal 2005

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

Fogbound is a 40" mid-season bloomer and was awarded the American Iris Society Honorable Mention '00 and Award of Merit '02.

Positive mountaineer On May 31, 2004, mountaineer from Manhattan, KS wrote:

Fogbound produces lots of blooms over a long period.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)
Cloverdale, California
Yosemite Lakes, California
Gainesville, Georgia
Manhattan, Kansas (2 reports)
Hebron, Kentucky
Hagerstown, Maryland
Kansas City, Missouri
Robertsville, Missouri
Cut Bank, Montana
Toston, Montana (2 reports)
Salem, New Jersey
Lawton, Oklahoma
Grants Pass, Oregon
Salem, Oregon
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee
Portsmouth, Virginia



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