Belonging to the Iris genus (Iris 'Orange Slices'), Orange Slices is a variety of Iris. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Orange Slices is known for growing to a height of approximately 86.0 cm (2.79 feet).
Orange Slices Iris needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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How to grow Orange Slices
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Orange Slices is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will typically do well in a variety of different extremes of cold temperature. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Orange Slices are Zone 3 and Zone 9. A soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for Orange Slices as it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Orange Slices from seed
Sow at a depth of approx. 0.99 inches (2.55 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.19 inches (3.05 cm) between Iris plants.
Transplanting Orange Slices
As Orange Slices is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Orange Slices