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

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1965
Seedling Number: T-1797-A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep blue flax, intense blue blaze on falls
Beard Color: Light blue white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1968

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: Fairy Flax X Tinkerbell
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by EscondidoCal and is called "Water Lily & Water Lettuce"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.