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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Spiced Tiger'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Spiced Tiger
Hybridized by Kasperek; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
Flowers are fragrant
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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

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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