Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Let's Boogie'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Let's Boogie
Hybridized by Schreiner
Registered or introduced: 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:

Coral/Apricot

Purple

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

Regional

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

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Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)

Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)

Machesney Park, Illinois

Saint Charles, Illinois

Oskaloosa, Kansas

Shepherd, Montana

Coshocton, Ohio

Grants Pass, Oregon

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Greeneville, Tennessee

Readyville, Tennessee

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
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Positive

On Sep 2, 2007, Homefire from Portsmouth, VA wrote:

37" EM
This one was a little slow getting started (2 Years), but it was worth the wait. Good strong stalks with excellent branching. Lovely large blossoms. Recommended

Neutral

On Dec 13, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 2000; Award of Merit 2004