Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Denali') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marky Smith
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 94-30A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: White standards, chartreuse green midrib, faint violet veining at tip; white falls, greyed by violet blue veins, small violet halo below beard, white hafts tinted yellow
Beard Color: Cream at end changing to yellow, orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Cream white
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2004

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: 91-30A: (89-52D, white glaciata Ming sibling, x Rosie Lulu) X 92-19A: (Muppet Madness x Gemstar)
Child plants: 10 child plants

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