Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Veri-Gay') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Walter Welch
Year Of Registration: 1953
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1953
Seedling Number: K-513
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 5 inches (13 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright deep yellow standards; reddish falls with gold border
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1954
Other: Caparne-Welch Award: 1958

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: ((Yellow chamaeiris x Sass Dark Ruby) x Cook 1546: ((Azure x pumila) x pumila)) X ((San Francisco x pumila) x chamaeiris)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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