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

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Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 02-35A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 8 inches (20 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Wine
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Golden orange standards; wine falls with precise 1/8" golden orange band
Beard Color: Mandarin red
Style Arm Color: Golden orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010
Award of Merit: 2012
Caparne-Welch Medal: 2014

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: Fission Chips X 97-33Q: (94-17C: (Spring Fresh x Pele) x Marksman)
Child plants: 4 child plants

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