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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Splashacata'

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

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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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

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
Dykes Memorial Medal
John C. Wister Memorial Medal (TB)

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Profile:

3 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive BamaBecka On Apr 28, 2013, BamaBecka from Tuscaloosa, AL wrote:

Excellent performer. One of the best iris in my garden.

Positive MikenMyrtle On Jun 5, 2006, MikenMyrtle from Myrtle Beach, SC wrote:

Uniquely pretty--stalks have held up well during gusty winds.

Positive Margiempv On Mar 26, 2006, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Great grower, nice stalks and branching, excellent substance. Puts on quite a show!! Deserves the Dykes Medal!! HIghly recommended!

Neutral Joan On Mar 19, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 2000; Award of Merit 2002; John C. Wister Medal 2004; Dykes Memorial Medal 2005

Regional...

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)
Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)
Bakersfield, California
Chino, California
Durham, Maine
Hagerstown, Maryland
Robertsville, Missouri
Coshocton, Ohio
Lawton, Oklahoma
Grants Pass, Oregon
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee
Readyville, Tennessee



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