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PlantFiles: Intermediate Bearded Iris
Iris 'Delirium'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Delirium
Hybridized by M. Smith; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

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Class:
Intermediate Bearded (IB)

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:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
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
Walther Cup
Hans and Jacob Sass Medal (IB)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive zacattack On Nov 15, 2007, zacattack from Fort Worth, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Awesome little plant. Superb grower providing lots of increase. Not typical of intermediate growth habits in hot climates. Usually lucky to keep them alive.

Neutral Joan On Mar 25, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2003; Walther Cup 2003; Award of Merit 2005; Hans and Jacob Sass Medal 2007

Regional...

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

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Bakersfield, California
Sebastopol, California
Boise, Idaho
Cherryvale, Kansas
Durham, Maine
Tupelo, Mississippi
Robertsville, Missouri
Cut Bank, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Salem, New Jersey
Coshocton, Ohio
Lawton, Oklahoma
Salem, Oregon
Greeneville, Tennessee
Fort Worth, Texas
Portsmouth, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington



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