Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Plum-Plum') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: C. Boswell
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: 111-73-2
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Red plum, darker in center of falls
Beard Color: Blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1984

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: Bloodspot X Ruby Contrast
Child plants: 20 child plants

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