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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Plum burgundy standards, black overlay; maroon falls, black thumbprint
Beard Color: Lavender at end, yellow in middle, yellow orange in throat, occasional small lavender horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Negra Modelo X Punk
Child plants: 23 child plants

Image courtesy of Iris City Gardens

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris color naming (charts?) by DaisyDo Nov 28, 2021 4:52 PM 36
Wanna Make Big Iris Clumps Fast??? by SonoveShakespeare Sep 8, 2021 6:27 PM 14
What do you grow besides irises? by evelyninthegarden Jun 27, 2021 1:03 AM 136
Packer land posies! by tveguy3 Oct 14, 2021 4:34 AM 413
2021 Iris Season by Australis Jan 19, 2022 1:00 AM 1,914
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
Robin's Seedlings 2020 by Totally_Amazing Nov 7, 2021 6:39 PM 89
Iris ID? by JLWilliams Jun 29, 2020 1:02 AM 4
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Northern Illinois Peak by crowrita1 Jun 2, 2020 12:55 AM 40
Hard to see, tiny, tiny guest on Florentine Silk by cinvasko May 25, 2020 4:53 PM 7
Hi! New Member by lauriemorningglory May 16, 2020 9:10 PM 19
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Finally, iris reticulata by Tienito May 1, 2020 10:06 AM 10
Triple Your Pleasure by frankrichards16 Apr 9, 2020 7:18 PM 27
Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2020 1:57 PM 151
Am I planting them correctly? by cinvasko Sep 29, 2019 3:52 AM 30

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