Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Guise') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: L1-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Lavender
Bloom Color Description: Antique ochre cream standards blending to violet at midrib; soft lavender falls, 1/8" soft gold edge, olive area and small violet chevron below beards
Beard Color: Bronze, outer 1/2" navy violet

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: Racy X Terse Verse
Child plants: one child plant

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Rocks and a HeadRocks and a Head
By LarryR on May 31, 2013

When my wife and I inherited her mother's gardens, we were determined to put our own imprint on them, but just as determined to preserve their historic elements. That included the beds bordered with rocks my mother-in-law had gathered from various areas of the U.S. while on family vacations. I'd been wanting to expand on the rock theme but couldn't quite decide how. Then I came upon the perfect solution. I found a head.

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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015Entire plant shot
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015
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