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Miniature Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Joseph's Coat'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Joseph's Coat
Hybridized by Katkamier
Registered or introduced: 1989
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Class:

Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Bright Yellow

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):

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Regional

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

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Aurora, Colorado

Durham, Maine

Deer River, Minnesota

Robertsville, Missouri

Fremont, Nebraska

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Coshocton, Ohio

Greeneville, Tennessee

Fort Washakie, Wyoming

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 28, 2009, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

A very hardy sport of Honorabile for my zone. Multiplies quickly.

Positive

On May 27, 2005, Mainecoon from Shepherd, MT wrote:

I love this iris with it's many colors. 22" diploid of irregular
mix of yellow & white in the standards & yellow, white,red
& purple in the fall. Flowers are small which gives it a cute
appearence