Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Star of Africa') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Perry Dyer
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 89-21A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light chicory blue
Beard Color: Medium sapphire blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Blue Line X Serenity Prayer
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-08SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-01SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2010-04-26
By zuzu
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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When you hear a name for an iris, what would come to mind by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 1:15 PM 16
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 19, 2020 5:07 PM 461
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
USPS Flat rate box rates for this year by Boxergirl Apr 26, 2016 5:19 AM 24
Cory's Indoor Seedling project by irisfirefighter Jan 17, 2016 10:40 PM 37
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Goners part 2 by Misawa77 Nov 20, 2015 4:26 PM 405
Blooming in my Utah Garden....... by Paul2032 May 15, 2015 2:42 PM 96
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 22, 2020 10:19 PM 17,616
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 22, 2020 11:02 AM 18,236
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Iris Bed by Cat Jul 18, 2014 8:51 PM 121
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Everyone got everything planted? by PollyK Oct 28, 2011 6:24 AM 54
Local Iris Rhizome Sale on Friday by enidcandles Aug 31, 2011 12:36 PM 54

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