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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Car Hop'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Car Hop
Hybridized by Black; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Conquered_MS On Dec 8, 2010, Conquered_MS from Preston, MD wrote:

I planted Car Hop this past summer, and it is sending up two bloomstalks now in December here in Preston, MD! This iris needs to be listed as a rebloomer.

Positive stormyla On Oct 9, 2009, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This is blooming here now in Southeast Pa. the second week in October.

Positive grannymarsh On May 20, 2006, grannymarsh from Marquette, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Vigorous grower

Regional...

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

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Preston, Maryland
Deer River, Minnesota
Robertsville, Missouri
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



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