Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Tiger Honey'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Tiger Honey
Hybridized by Kasperek
Registered or introduced: 1993
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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:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

White/Near White

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

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

Regional

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

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Maplesville, Alabama

Phoenix, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)

Bakersfield, California

Milford, Connecticut

Twin Falls, Idaho

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Deer River, Minnesota

Alton, Missouri

Robertsville, Missouri

Shepherd, Montana

Las Vegas, Nevada

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Lake Placid, New York

Lawton, Oklahoma

Greeneville, Tennessee

Harker Heights, Texas

Mc Lean, Virginia

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 1, 2009, pajaritomt from Los Alamos, NM (Zone 5a) wrote:

Strikingly beautiful flower, strong and vigorous plant. Straight stalks. Tough.

Neutral

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

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '96, Award of Merit '98