Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pretty Ballerina') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Anton Mego
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: AM-02/0909-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 43 inches (110 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Copper/Brown
Cream
Purple
Silver/Grey
Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Smoky grey and violet standards; cream base, falls upper half of petal purple brown, blue washed center stripe below beard, soft yellow border
Beard Color: Lavender-toned white base tipped yellow, pale lavender-blue at end
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: AM-95/0085: (Honky Tonk Blues x Rustler) X World Premier

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Photo gallery:
Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-26Iris Pretty Ballerina
By GreenIris
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Location: Bochnia, PolandDate: 2014-06-16
By barashka
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Location: Bochnia, PolandDate: 2016-06-11
By barashka
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris by cocoajuno May 27, 2019 6:14 AM 2
Absolutely gorgeous photos by Sagereader May 25, 2019 6:51 AM 0
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jul 6, 2019 4:54 AM 518
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jul 7, 2019 5:31 PM 2,076
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Of all the iris you grew for the first time this year, which is your favorite? by ruthschlegel Jun 13, 2016 6:34 PM 113
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jul 15, 2019 1:44 PM 16,770
Show us your Colors - Part 8 by Muddymitts Feb 24, 2015 8:54 AM 191
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jul 6, 2019 2:08 AM 17,463

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