Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Crown of Snow') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: W 97-5-4
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (19 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; deep red violet falls, narrow blue white edge
Beard Color: Cream
Style Arm Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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: Ice and Indigo X Little Drummer Boy
Child plants: one child plant

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