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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Amber Amulet'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Amber Amulet
Hybridized by Kerr; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

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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

Bloom Color:
Orange
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)

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)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MikenMyrtle On May 13, 2005, MikenMyrtle from Myrtle Beach, SC wrote:

Amber Amulet is an early bloomer for me. Due to lack of space, it was planted in a container. In a pot, however, it did wonderfully with strong stalks and about eight buds. It held up well to virtually constant breezes, some fairly strong. It proved to be a very vigorous grower--when transplanted its root system was extraordinarily healthy. The color is a pretty orange sherbet shade. The standards tend to "open up" in its second day of bloom, as can be seen in the photograph.

Regional...

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

Salem, New Jersey
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina



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