Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Spring Beacon') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 96-5A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Purple
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Plum and raspberry
Beard Color: Lavender blue

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: Atroviolacea X Lighthouse Beacon

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Triple Your Pleasure by frankrichards16 Apr 9, 2020 7:18 PM 27
Season 2020 by shizen Nov 25, 2020 3:01 AM 1,675
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 27, 2020 6:01 PM 2,724
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 27, 2020 2:35 AM 19,594
Biggest Iris Blossom? by janwax Jan 27, 2015 8:38 PM 41
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561

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