Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wire Rim') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Give a thumbs up Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Sindt
Year Of Registration: 1981
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: 411
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Pure white, wire rim of violet
Beard Color: White, tipped violet
Style Arm Color: Violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1984

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: Plicutie X Quip
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 17, 2020 2:19 PM 2,689
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Confused Iris 2018 by AndreaD Feb 7, 2018 4:30 PM 17
Question Regarding Plant Labels by Jpari May 7, 2019 4:33 PM 34
Postage iris by crowrita1 Jul 13, 2017 2:15 PM 41
Mystery iris by LynnDel May 26, 2018 2:27 PM 22
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
What Permanent Labeling Is Best For Irises? by TBGDN Jul 22, 2019 8:51 PM 117
Iris Showing by tveguy3 May 17, 2016 12:37 AM 63
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
getting your new irises going by creativeclover Jul 26, 2015 3:01 AM 7

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Char and is called "Jacob's Cattle Beans"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.