Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Minnesota Mixed-Up Kid') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jack Worel
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): unknown, in distribution ca. 1970
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Flower Patterns: Broken
Bloom Color Description: Light cream with irregular purple blotches and specks, yellow at base of standards extending on margin 1/3 distance upward, continuing as yellow marginal tinge, yellow slightly more pronounced on falls and extending halfway, continuing as yellow tinge
Beard Color: Yellow, slightly darker in throat
Style Arm Color: Light cream with irregular purple blotches and specks,
Fragrance: Slight

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: Parentage unknown


Photo gallery:
Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-18
By Lestv
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2016-04-30
By Lestv
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2018-04-20BB Iris Minnesota Mixed-Up Kid
By GreenIris
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Location: Superstition Gardens - Cathey's Valley CADate: 2017-05-07
By Moiris
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Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
By MZiris
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
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Location: Two Litle Acres Concord MiDate: May 28 2017
By Barbie
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Date: 2018-05-08
By jdseely1
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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