Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Spiced Tiger'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Spiced Tiger
Hybridized by Kasperek
Registered or introduced: 1994
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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

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Red

Bright Yellow

Purple

Brown/Bronze

White/Near White

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

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:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

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:

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Phoenix, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Arbuckle, California

Bakersfield, California

Sebastopol, California

Gainesville, Georgia

Chicago, Illinois

Barbourville, Kentucky

Shepherd, Montana

Roswell, New Mexico

Lake Placid, New York

Grants Pass, Oregon

Greeneville, Tennessee

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
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Positive

On Dec 1, 2006, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

This iris seems to be happier growing in a pot than in the ground for me. It performs better in a pot for me with nice increase too.

Neutral

On Mar 19, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention 1998; Award of Merit 2000