Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: M160A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Butter yellow standards, dark charcoal purple midrib, some charcoal purple marks over central 1/3 becoming wide charcoal purple band; butter yellow falls, narrow charcoal purple band wider at hafts, dark brown veins on haft and dart at end of beards
Beard Color: Gold, tipped brown
Style Arm Color: Charcoal purple
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 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: Stripe Three X Ballistic
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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