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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Ziggy'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Ziggy
Hybridized by V. Keyser; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.

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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

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:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative Cen On May 21, 2013, Cen from Hughesville, MD wrote:

I purchased this from Schriener's in 2012. This spring the blooms had no zig in the falls. I emailed and was told that it can take several years to develop stripes - not mentioned in their description. At my age, I may not have several years.

Neutral Joan On Mar 20, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2002

Regional...

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

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
San Jose, California
Duluth, Georgia
Hagerstown, Maryland
Hughesville, Maryland
Robertsville, Missouri
Cut Bank, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Las Vegas, Nevada
Concord, North Carolina
Salem, Oregon
Greeneville, Tennessee
Crockett, Texas



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