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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
Sweet
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
Fragrant
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

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Stop and Smell the IrisStop and Smell the Iris
By bennysplace on May 15, 2015

My ongoing love affair with the iris began when I worked for a small bank in what was once a small town. There was a separate building called the annex, where I would go to fix the staff's computers. One spring my stroll was rewarded with something magical.

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Thanks, guys! by Amazindirt Aug 3, 2020 5:10 AM 12
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
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What is your favorite MTB? by LynnDel Dec 13, 2019 9:29 PM 20
Preparing Iris Beds by AndreaD Aug 4, 2019 7:34 PM 17
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Really weird place on Iris where flower decided to locate itself and bloom! by meddjay Apr 25, 2019 12:24 PM 15
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Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Feb 18, 2021 9:19 PM 564
Ack! My iris has fungal crown rot - what do I do? by AndreaD Jun 11, 2020 5:50 AM 25
Louisiana iris update & question by Tienito Aug 3, 2018 12:59 AM 11
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some realizations about awards by LynNY Jun 30, 2018 5:38 PM 45
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