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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Gypsy Lord'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Gypsy Lord
Hybridized by Keppel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

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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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
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:
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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MikenMyrtle On Jul 12, 2009, MikenMyrtle from Myrtle Beach, SC wrote:

I've seen it described as red, white and blue, but it is definitely violet purple and not blue for me. It's a very large bloom and has been a very strong and vigorous grower here. Massive stalks.

Neutral Joan On Jul 23, 2008, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: Honorable Mention 2008

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Bakersfield, California
Monroe, Connecticut
Cherryvale, Kansas
Anacoco, Louisiana
Durham, Maine
Shepherd, Montana
South Sioux City, Nebraska
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee
Pleasant Grove, Utah
Madison, Wisconsin



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