Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty by Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: Y2-3
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Pontiff violet standards, center shaded white; cream white falls, 3/16"-1/4" sanded pontiff violet edge
Beard Color: Sunflower, white base
Style Arm Color: Pontiff violet
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998
Award of Merit: 2001

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Motto X Nimble Toes
Child plants: 46 child plants

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Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-05-04
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-05-03
Photo by MargieNY

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
Photo by MargieNY
Photo by MargieNY

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