PlantsIrises→Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Oh So Sweet')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: S289B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Pink
White
Bloom Color Description: Mid light baby ribbon pink standards; pale blue falls fading to white, narrow light pink band, peach haft veins
Beard Color: Mid tangerine in throat, light lavender white in middle, light lavender end
Style Arm Color: Light pink
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016
Award of Merit: 2018

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: Amorous Duet X Little Steps
Child plants: one child plant

Image

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.

(Full article18 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Sutton's Iris Gardens open for 2021 orders by lovemyhouse Jan 20, 2021 1:54 PM 26
ADVICE: SMALL, PURPLE, and TENACIOUS... for a 6 Year Old by MamaFan Dec 28, 2020 9:52 PM 20
I have no more room in 2021. Except for these. by MamaFan Dec 17, 2020 5:20 PM 30
Iris Identification by rtowerbay Nov 15, 2020 11:13 PM 9
id. by KatsI2 Nov 10, 2020 7:49 PM 6
Bloomed today by KatsI2 Nov 22, 2020 11:47 PM 11
Can anyone help me get started with bearded iris? by bart2018 Oct 14, 2020 9:15 PM 21
Mid America sale by cwwilson3 Nov 25, 2020 11:59 PM 63
Kinda went overboard - maybe by Topdecker Jul 27, 2020 11:23 AM 44
What top 15 irises would you choose right now? by UndertheSun Sep 13, 2020 4:05 PM 34
Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Iris anticipation! by lauriemorningglory Jun 24, 2020 6:56 AM 15
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
Iris BB 'Waters Of Miraba' (Bernice Miller, R. 1991) by frankrichards16 May 29, 2020 9:37 PM 3
Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
Hard to see, tiny, tiny guest on Florentine Silk by cinvasko May 25, 2020 4:53 PM 7
Planting Irises: Mix or Clump Colors? by stardating Jun 25, 2020 8:15 PM 19
2020 Iris Virus Blooms by Lbsmitty Jul 20, 2020 11:56 AM 135
Virtual Iris Show by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2020 2:43 PM 38

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by skopjecollection and is called "Ferocactus glauscens flowers"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.