Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wild Hair') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: C133H
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Dark black cherry standards, slight buff ground showing toward base; pearl falls washed orchid blending to purple, plum lined edge, heavier haft markings
Beard Color: Gold, ice white at end
Style Arm Color: Black cherry
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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: 91260A: (85319B: (Gentle Air x ((Concord Touch x Daisy) x Soft Air)) x 88267A: ((Caesura x (Betsey Boo x (Antique Satin x Encanto))) x (Gigglepot x Oriental Blush)))) X 87138AA: (Chubby Cheeks x (Gentle Air x ((Concord Touch x Daisy) x Soft Air)))
Child plants: 3 child plants


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