Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Silver Ghost') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Eric Tankesley-Clarke
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Oyster grey to blue white, brass fall hafts
Beard Color: Blue white
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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: Frosty Atom X Dixie Pixie

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Is there a modern iris like Dusky Challenger? by LynNY Jun 17, 2019 8:25 AM 53
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