Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Latin Hideaway'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Latin Hideaway
Hybridized by Nichols
Registered or introduced: 1984
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Red

Violet/Lavender

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Late Midseason (MLa)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Tucson, Arizona

Eastport, Idaho

Iowa City, Iowa

Robertsville, Missouri

Shepherd, Montana

Elba, New York

Lawton, Oklahoma

Greeneville, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 1, 2008, KSBaptisia from Beatrice, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

It won an Honorable Mention in 1988 according to the Blue J Iris catalogue.

Neutral

On Apr 22, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

I cannot find what year this iris won Honorable Mention, but it won Award of Merit in 1990

Neutral

On Jan 20, 2005, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Lovely, slower growing iris for me, but a steady one.