Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sheldon Butt') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: O. D. Niswonger
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: SDB 16-92
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Citron yellow, slight greenish cast
Beard Color: Purple
Style Arm Color: Yellow

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: 2-89: (Chubby Cheeks x unknown) X unknown -- probably self
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
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My first little ones by tveguy3 May 23, 2013 2:03 PM 124

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