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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Oktoberfest'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Oktoberfest
Additional cultivar information: (aka Octoberfest)
Hybridized by Maryott; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985

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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

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Joan On Jul 21, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 1989; Award of Merit 1991

Regional...

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

Happy Jack, Arizona
Arbuckle, California
Canoga Park, California
Monroe, Connecticut
Gainesville, Georgia
Hebron, Kentucky
Hagerstown, Maryland
Windsor Mill, Maryland
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Robertsville, Missouri
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Lawton, Oklahoma
Conway, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee



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