Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Velvet Toy') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: B. Dunbar by D. Sindt
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: 69-2
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep violet standards; deep violet falls, white ray pattern
Beard Color: White
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1973

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: Welch H-503: (Sulina x Cook 1546) X I. aphylla dark violet

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