Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: H225A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Medium butter yellow standards, wide dark wine purple band and heavy marks over center, near black purple rib; medium yellow falls, hafts heavily marked and veined wine purple, narrow wine purple band and dotting inside band, heavy black purple lines
Beard Color: White, tipped caramel
Style Arm Color: Dark wine purple
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Chubby Cheeks X Frugal
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Photo by Paul2032

Date: 2014-04-17

Date: 2014-04-17

Photo courtesy of Mid-America Garden
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by Paul2032
  • Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Apr 19, 2014 3:18 PM concerning plant:
    It is interesting to note that the pod parent of Stripe Three is Chubby Cheeks, which was introduced in 1985 by Paul Black and has always been quite popular, Chubby Cheeks has been used in countless crosses and is the parent of 225 registered offspring. Quite a record.
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