Tall Bearded Iris 'Lilting'

Iris

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Lilting
Hybridized by Byers
Registered or introduced: 1990
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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

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Extra early (EE)

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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)

Seed Collecting:

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

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Clio, California

Salvisa, Kentucky

Deer River, Minnesota

Newfoundland, New Jersey

Greeneville, Tennessee

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

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

I no longer grow this iris, but I did for 4 or 5 years. Dependable rebloom here in Virginia

Positive

On Oct 18, 2005, gaited1 from Clio, CA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Introduced by Byers 1991. Osyter white with falls edge stitched in light red violet. Lovely flowers, reliable bloomer even under poor conditions. Said to rebloom, but not in my area.

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