Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Shorty') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: Q32A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 20 inches (51 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Mid peach pink standards, darker peach textured veins, peach tan rim; mid apricot peach falls, prominent darker peach tan textured veins, slightly darker line down center
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Mid peach pink, darker crest and ridge

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: N216A: (Dolce x Pink Flyaway) X Juicy Tidbit
Child plants: one child plant


Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 1, 2015 3:53 PM

Beautiful, subtly colored iris. It's listed as an intermediate bearded iris, but is fertile with both tall bearded irises and standard dwarf bearded irises.

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