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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Edward Zickler
Year Of Registration: 1954
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1956
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 9 inches (23 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Sulphur yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1956

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: Marocain X I. arenaria

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 21, 2021 4:32 PM 3,139
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 28, 2021 2:34 PM 695
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Link the names game by coboro Feb 7, 2016 7:25 PM 45
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
Trades? by Henhouse Apr 29, 2021 10:23 PM 54
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Jun 14, 2020 8:06 PM 1,921
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 21, 2022 12:54 PM 21,644
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999

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