Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Olive Garden') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: A501A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Green
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Lime green standards; yellow olive central area on falls, lime green edge
Beard Color: Violet, mustard in throat and on hair tips
Style Arm Color: Lime green
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy

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
Parentage: Toy Boat X Earliglo
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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Untitled by darksome Jun 26, 2017 10:10 AM 88
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What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Mom and I She is the one responsible for my love of gardening. by bluegrassmom Sep 6, 2015 9:05 PM 16
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 23, 2020 6:50 AM 17,617
Japanese iris by vanozzi Oct 23, 2018 1:08 PM 469
Vanishing rhizomes....is it the "Garden Gnomes"?? by UndertheSun May 30, 2016 9:22 AM 116
Iris Bed by Cat Jul 18, 2014 8:51 PM 121
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671
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