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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marky Smith
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 93-11M
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Hot orange standards; faintly smoked hot orange falls
Beard Color: Vermilion
Style Arm Color: Pale orange, crest hot orange
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2005

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: Tweety Bird X B. Jones 415-5: ((((Melon Honey x Wright L32) x (229-2 x Melon Honey)) x Pumpkin Center) x Orange Dazzler sibling)
Child plants: 48 child plants

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