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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Sharlee'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Sharlee
Hybridized by Maryott; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
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

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Reblooming (Re)

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral doss On Mar 21, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

(Maryott, 82) Mid bloom season 36"
Standards and falls orchid with yellow shouldering and yellow beard. Heavily ruffled. Tendency to rebloom in most areas.

Positive Margiempv On Dec 9, 2003, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Good grower, and lovely coloring.

Regional...

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

Oro Valley, Arizona (2 reports)
Oskaloosa, Kansas
Milford Mill, Maryland
Preston, Maryland
Thackerville, Oklahoma



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