Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 86286C
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Black
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Stark white standards, wide inky blue black plicata band and line up midrib; stark white falls, inky blue black stitching around edge and random veining over remainder
Beard Color: White, tipped blue black
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Twink X Chubby Cheeks
Child plants: 10 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Zoia and is called "Miss Ellen Wilmott Lilac"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.