Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Philip Marlowe') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lowell Baumunk
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 185G
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, purple rim, purple midribs and veining; white falls, pronounced purple veins extending to edge
Beard Color: Tangerine in throat, yellow-white at end
Style Arm Color: Purple
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012

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: Dinky Circus X Rebus

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Date: 2008-10-27Photo courtesy of Iris Colorado
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