Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chocolate Swirl') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 94-13-01
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Golden bronze standards, greyed burgundy on lower half; golden bronze falls, greyed burgundy hafts and upper portion
Beard Color: Golden bronze, electric blue violet on end
Style Arm Color: Golden bronze, greyed burgundy midrib
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 91-64: (Tender Tears x Bisbee) X Tantara

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-05Has a chocolate scent too!
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-04-05
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2014 season
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Location: Anderson California Date: 2018-04-09
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Location: Anderson California Date: 2018-04-09
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