Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spiced Orange') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: J 532-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Brilliant deep orange, slightly deeper flush on falls
Beard Color: Red orange

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
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I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 19, 2020 11:41 PM 17,603
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
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