Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dixie Desert') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1977
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1978
Seedling Number: B23-1-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Cream
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Creamy white standards; cream falls, light cinnamon dottings at hafts
Beard Color: Bronze yellow

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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Radiant Apogee X D185-21-8: (Erika x Citrus Mist)
Child plants: 5 child plants

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