Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Hot News') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Stephanie Markham
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 03-02A
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Brick red standards; wine red falls, gold at hafts, blue flash under gold beards
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: Gold at sides, brick red center and at ends
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2013
Williamson-White Medal: 2015

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Cheese and Wine X W. Terry Varner T93-6A1: (V-311A: (S-309: (Lemon Flirt x unknown) x Q-348: (N-329: (Dancing Gold x unknown) x L-310: (Ring Bearer x Dunderman O-195: (Jana White x unknown)))) x V-369, V-311A sibling)

New to the garden in 2018, this cultivar bloomed at the beginning

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
2019 - I got a box! by cliftoncat Mar 20, 2019 8:51 PM 24
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
dark blue Iris started to bloom near my work by sangel Feb 12, 2019 7:19 AM 12
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
How do you make your rows? by Cuzz4short Feb 1, 2018 11:15 AM 50
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 10:11 PM 2,859
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959

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