Dutch Iris
Iris x hollandica 'Bronze Beauty'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Species: x hollandica (hol-LAN-dee-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bronze Beauty
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Class:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mahopac, New York

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Kenmore, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative

On May 26, 2013, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Probably the machinations of growers, but twice now I've planted this iris (from two different vendors) and every time it's come up a rich, dark indigo, not anywhere near orange.

Jerks.

Positive

On Jul 8, 2007, morningrose1 from Kenmore, WA wrote:

This is my favorite iris because it doesn't need any care, it comes up with new fresh foliage every spring, and the colors are unreal. I have alot of flowers in my yard but this is one that I am in awe of. Georgeous.