Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Twink') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1975
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: 70-70
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, dark violet markings becoming evident along midrib; white falls, marked deep violet
Beard Color: Dark violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978

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: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 6 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help ID a NoID Purple Plicata by Winklemanmr Apr 22, 2018 11:17 PM 32
Hybridizing Lingo by irisarian Jan 19, 2018 3:39 PM 86
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Cutting back Iris foliage - your experience? by HoosierHarvester Dec 29, 2015 10:49 AM 124
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
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