Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: W 03-81
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Bloom Color Description: Deep violet standard; velvety deep red violet falls edged full violet
Beard Color: Full violet, yellow orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Full violet
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Silk and Velvet X unknown

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Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Willott Iris Garden Cleveland Ohio
Location: Willott Iris Garden Cleveland Ohio
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-04-29
Location: Willott Iris Garden Cleveland Ohio
Location: Willott Iris Garden Cleveland Ohio
Location: Willott Iris Garden Cleveland Ohio

Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission

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