Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gobo') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John J. Taylor
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: FF-4
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 4-5 inches (10-13 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Purple standards, midrib darker, haft veined ochre brown, somewhat cupped; purple falls edged lighter
Beard Color: White at base, tipped bluish at end, brown in middle, gold in throat
Style Arm Color: Ivory, violet purple midrib and crest
Fragrance: Slight

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: (Silky Dip x Nancy Alane) X (Creamette x I. pumila R 61-73D)

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