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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marky Smith
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 97-13A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (31 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pure aureolin yellow standards, greener at midrib; smoky yellow falls, bright yellow distal edge
Beard Color: Vermilion to red
Style Arm Color: Dark yellow edges and crests, sides greyed yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2009

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Marksman X Yearling
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Sep 8, 2020 8:53 PM 415
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax May 5, 2021 5:05 PM 3,442
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
Some of my SDB iris this spring. by starwoman Apr 29, 2012 8:49 AM 6

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