Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'British Blue') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: 73-35B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 1/2 inches (27 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Light blue, flushed blue violet at base, green veining around beards
Beard Color: Full violet blue

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: 71-35: (Delicate Air x Blueberry Muffins) X 71-2: (Platinum Gold x E

Discussion Threads about this plant
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