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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Kilt Lilt'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Kilt Lilt
Hybridized by Gibson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1969

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

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:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Maroon (Purple-Brown)
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

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
Dykes Memorial Medal

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Joan On Jun 27, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 1971; Award of Merit 1973; Dyke's Medal 1976

Positive Belle1 On Apr 7, 2006, Belle1 from Fort Smith, AR wrote:

Blooms midseason, Standards apricot and gold, falls maroon and gold, very ruffled for the time. Winner of HM, AM and
Dykes Medal in 1976.

Positive dbknread On May 13, 2005, dbknread from Harrison, AR wrote:

Bought this two years ago and it is breath-taking Live in northern Arkansas with very poor soil and it is planted in semi shade and doing very well.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Harrison, Arkansas
Gainesville, Georgia
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Mercer, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Greeneville, Tennessee



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