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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donovan Albers
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: 8200
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Cream standards; off white falls, aqua markings around beards
Beard Color: Yellow and white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989

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: Daisy X That's It
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2018-04-03SDB Iris Aqua Star
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-16
By tveguy3
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-16
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
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My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
My first tiny of the season! by tveguy3 May 22, 2015 9:35 PM 303
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 27, 2020 11:51 PM 17,644
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
It's Happening! by tveguy3 May 30, 2014 3:28 PM 269
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My first little ones by tveguy3 May 23, 2013 2:03 PM 124
Paul Black Introductions by KentPfeiffer Feb 2, 2013 6:58 AM 64
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