Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: F. Williams
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1974
Seedling Number: M 38
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Cream
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Creamy white standards, lavender blue markings; creamy white falls, inconspicuous markings at back of hafts
Beard Color: Light lavender blue

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: purple I. mellita hybrid X (Minette x yellow I. mellita)
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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