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Tall Bearded Iris 'Millennium Falcon'

Iris

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Millennium Falcon
Hybridized by Kasperek
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

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

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Light Blue

Blue-Violet

Silver/Gray

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):

Honorable Mention

Award of Merit

John C. Wister Memorial Medal (TB)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

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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Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)

La Quinta, California

Hagerstown, Maryland

Robertsville, Missouri

Harlowton, Montana

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Coshocton, Ohio

Harker Heights, Texas

Midland, Texas

Great Cacapon, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 14, 2016, eolivas103 from Las Cruces, NM (Zone 8a) wrote:

I bought this Iris based mainly on reviews I had seen. Well on the maiden bloom, I thought, hmm, it's pretty but not spectacular. But then came the 2nd and 3rd bloom and I saw the molten design on the blue/white Standards against the purple/white Broken Color Falls and I completely got the allure.

Positive

On Nov 22, 2015, RosinaBloom from Waihi,
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

Parentage: Maria Tormena x Bygone Era

Neutral

On Dec 14, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '02; Award of Merit '04; John C. Wister Medal Runner Up 2006, John C. Wister Medal 2008

Positive

On Nov 29, 2003, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

It's lovely and it grows quite well.

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