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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'In Reverse'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: In Reverse
Hybridized by Gatty-Keppel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
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
Medium Blue
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Early to Mid bloom season. 36" Fragrant Dark blue standards held tightly above wide sparkling white falls. Falls are graced with a cast of palest blue. Big, wide ruffles and heavy substance. Beards are blue-white, yellow in throat. Sweet fragrance.

This Iris was awarded the American Iris Society Honorable Mention '95 and Award of Merit '97.

Regional...

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

Lincoln, Nebraska
Greeneville, Tennessee
Readyville, Tennessee
Winnsboro, Texas
Herndon, Virginia



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