Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Earl Roberts
Year Of Registration: 1974
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1974
Seedling Number: 70R11F
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Description: Light grey violet standards; pinkish toned falls, dark grey violet spot, tiger stripes surrounding beards
Beard Color: Smoky tangerine
Style Arm Color: Pinkish lavender

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: 68R9: (Amber Shadow x Lenna M) X 67R29: (65R27 x Zickler pink amoena)
Child plants: 83 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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