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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Perry Dyer
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 91-73A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow standards, edges blended honey; white falls, edged chrome yellow, honey plicata brushing on shoulders
Beard Color: Root beer, old gold base
Style Arm Color: Yellow, edged honey

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: Varmint X Tricks
Child plants: 13 child plants

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