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botanical name:
Iris 'Dawning'
Iris 'Dawning' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: peach
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Large attractive flowers with ruffled petals in shades of lemon yellow with a pinkish flush, particularly on the standards, giving a pale peach appearance. Glaucous green leaves, vigorous and spreading habit.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Raised by Joe Ghio, Santa Cruz, California, USA

RHS AGM

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