Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'African Wine') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Brad Kasperek
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 94M-64A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 8 inches (20 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Red
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Cabernet standards; deep chrysanthemum crimson falls edged lighter
Beard Color: Burnt orange
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003
Caparne-Welch Medal: 2006

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: Orange Tiger X 92M-6T: (Snow Cub x Flea Circus)
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Il.Date: 2016-03-26
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