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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Pink Froth'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Froth
Hybridized by Keppel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985

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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)
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Coral/Apricot
Violet/Lavender
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Extra early (EE)

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

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Awards: Honorable Mention 1989

Positive okus On Apr 23, 2005, okus from (Zone 8b) wrote:

This attractive iris has remained upright and intact through fairly high winds, which have made a mess of several other varieties.

Neutral doss On Mar 16, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

(Keppel, 85) Early. 34"
"... the lavender-pink appears effervescent in the ruffled and lacy standards. The white falls are bordered with a 1/2 lavender pink margin. Excellent form. American Iris Society Honorable Mention 1989."
Cooley's Iris Garden note.

Regional...

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

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Kaleva, Michigan
Maple City, Michigan
Keller, Texas
Vancouver, Washington



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