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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Tanzanian Tangerine'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Tanzanian Tangerine
Hybridized by Kasperek; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994

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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:
Orange
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Joan On Dec 16, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 1997; Award Of Merit 1999

Positive mountaineer On Jan 8, 2004, mountaineer from Manhattan, KS wrote:

Tanzanian Tangerine has done very well for me in Zone 5. It has many branches with lots of blooms

Regional...

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

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Oro Valley, Arizona
Gainesville, Georgia
Wilder, Idaho
Oskaloosa, Kansas
Barbourville, Kentucky
Ventress, Louisiana
Halfway, Maryland
Robertsville, Missouri
Harlowton, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Lincoln, Nebraska
Las Vegas, Nevada
Union, New Jersey
Lake Placid, New York
Schoharie, New York
North Augusta, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee
Portsmouth, Virginia



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