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PlantFiles: Arilbred Iris
Iris 'Sheriffa'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Sheriffa
Hybridized by C. White; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1941

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Class:
Arilbred (AB)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 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:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Blue-Violet
Purple

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral 1913cat On May 9, 2008, 1913cat from Robertsville, MO (Zone 5b) wrote:

HM 1943 AM 1945.

Neutral Mainecoon On May 27, 2005, Mainecoon from Shepherd, MT wrote:

I lived in a zone 3 & never had luck over the winter with this iris (winter kill) it does good zone 4

Regional...

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

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Robertsville, Missouri
Union, New Jersey
Concord, North Carolina
Sheridan, Wyoming



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