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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Gypsy Romance'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Gypsy Romance
Hybridized by Schreiner; 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:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Blue-Green

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
John C. Wister Memorial Medal (TB)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Joan On Dec 12, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards:
American Iris Society Honorable Mention '96, Award of Merit '98, John C. Wister Medal '02

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

Excellent grower, with many increases. Lovely.

Regional...

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

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Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)
Sebastopol, California
Yosemite Lakes, California
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Macy, Indiana
Blanchard, Michigan
South Rockwood, Michigan
Cut Bank, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Los Alamos, New Mexico
North Ridgeville, Ohio
Lawton, Oklahoma
Thackerville, Oklahoma
Greeneville, Tennessee
Readyville, Tennessee
Coppell, Texas
Palo Pinto, Texas (2 reports)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Kalama, Washington
Madison, Wisconsin



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