Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Toy Clown') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: S48-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Wine
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Greyed wine 1/4"-1/2" edge on standards, citron yellow in center; cordovan to java brown 1/4"-3/8" edge on falls, chrome lemon ground paling toward beards
Beard Color: White, tinged violet yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994

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: L-1-5: (F12-1: (((Dainty Royal x Golden Fair) x Zip) x Ginger Tart) x Baja) X Muchacha
Child plants: 9 child plants

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