Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Autumn Jester') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chuck Chapman
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 92-12-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Purple
Beard Color: Purple

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
Parentage: Forever Blue X What Again
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: Zone 6a, PennsylvaniaDate: 2017-04-23
By DaveinPA
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Location: BCDate: 2016-05-01
By Irislady
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-01
By Artsee1
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Location: Side garden east facing, Zone 6b NVDate: August 2020First pic of this iris I've managed to get a decent idea of it's
By scary1785
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Location: BCDate: Aug 2013
By Irislady
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Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
By eclayne
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Oct 24, 2020 5:38 PM 1,571
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Irises Blooming in July by Islandview Jul 8, 2020 3:02 PM 54
Let's see those 2016 Dwarfs! by Lestv Aug 6, 2016 9:54 AM 443
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Oct 24, 2020 9:37 PM 19,423
Partial sales list by irisloverdee Aug 8, 2012 11:19 AM 10
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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