Border Bearded Iris (Iris 'Queen Bee') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Dunn
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: M83-817AA
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Light violet, stained and netted violet overall, lighter area at end of beards
Beard Color: Light violet, tipped white
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998

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: Ghio 77-70: (((Copy Cat x Mystique) x Mystique) x Barletta) X Fancy Face

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poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 5:51 PM 463
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