Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Tanzanian Tangerine'

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

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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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Tucson, Arizona

Gainesville, Georgia

Wilder, Idaho

Oskaloosa, Kansas

Barbourville, Kentucky

Ventress, Louisiana

Hagerstown, Maryland

Revere, Massachusetts

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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RatingContent
Neutral

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

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

Positive

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