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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Spinning Wheel'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Spinning Wheel
Hybridized by Nearpass; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1974

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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

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
Blue-Violet
White/Near White

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:
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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):
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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive NellPercy On Jun 20, 2003, NellPercy from Ponca City, OK wrote:

Top photo is accurate. One of those that you think "Oh, another plicata" and then get fascinated as you really look at it. Quite unique.

Regional...

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

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Oro Valley, Arizona (2 reports)
Machesney Park, Illinois
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Auburn, New Hampshire
Lawton, Oklahoma
Ponca City, Oklahoma
Chewelah, Washington
Madison, Wisconsin



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