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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Tiger Honey'

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

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

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

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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