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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Wayman
Year Of Registration: 1933
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1933
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Bloom Season: Early

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Do you recognize this iris? by lovesblooms May 20, 2020 12:29 AM 9
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
Bee pods...have you collected any? by evelyninthegarden May 15, 2020 7:35 PM 42
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Jul 20, 2020 12:16 PM 85
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jan 3, 2021 7:08 PM 2,736
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Thrivers 2019 by TBMan Jan 21, 2019 12:28 PM 18
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568

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