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Iris 'Golden Violet'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Violet
Hybridized by Weiler; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)
Reblooming (Re)

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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

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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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Igrowinpa On May 13, 2014, Igrowinpa from Beaver Falls, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Golden Violet has done very well here in Western PA. The clump has increased every year and there are numerous buds and flowers. The blue beard really contrasts well with the golden color of the rest of the flower. Last year it even rebloomed for me in the fall. I can't recommend it enough!

Regional...

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

Montrose, Colorado
Deer River, Minnesota
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania



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