Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Apricot Tart') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 82-22
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (31 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Apricot orange, flushed deeper around beards
Beard Color: Orange red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989

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: (73-56: (Blueberry Muffins x (Roberts 65R27A x Dove Wings)) x unknown) X Coral Wings
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
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Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
check ID (8-30-14) by iciris Sep 10, 2014 2:03 AM 67
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334 Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM 104
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
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