Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Raspberry Jewelry'

bookmark
Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Jewelry
Hybridized by Cadd; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

» View all varieties of Iris

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

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

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

Click thumbnail
to view:

By puttytat
Thumbnail #1 of Iris  by puttytat

By Margiempv
Thumbnail #2 of Iris  by Margiempv

By 1913cat
Thumbnail #3 of Iris  by 1913cat

By Kell
Thumbnail #4 of Iris  by Kell

By NickysIris
Thumbnail #5 of Iris  by NickysIris

By EROCTUSE2
Thumbnail #6 of Iris  by EROCTUSE2

Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive 1913cat On May 16, 2008, 1913cat from Robertsville, MO (Zone 5b) wrote:

Multiplies rapidly.

Positive Cybrczch On May 21, 2006, Cybrczch from Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

Planted 2 rhizomes in 2004 in a new bed with clay loam soil. Bloomed in 2005, and in 2006 had 7 flower spikes. The largest iris I've had this year. Interesting vein pattern on the falls near the beard.

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

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2005

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
San Leandro, California
Cherryvale, Kansas
Robertsville, Missouri
Cut Bank, Montana
Shepherd, Montana
Lincoln, Nebraska



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America