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Miniature Tall Bearded Iris 'Joseph's Coat'

Iris

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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):

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Coshocton, Ohio

Greeneville, Tennessee

Fort Washakie, Wyoming

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 15, 2016, eolivas103 from Las Cruces, NM (Zone 8a) wrote:

This was one of my big surprises. I planted it in the fall I didn't expect it to bloom because it started out this spring with slow growth but then it just bloomed and bloomed and the blooms were so fun. Of course they varied but I remember big yellow racing stripes and yellow polka dots on a white background dressing the standards. Then the falls are blotched with different colors. This one is special!

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

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