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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Emigholz
Year Of Registration: 1933
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1933
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self

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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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Temperatures Influence irises' color by marysp Dec 29, 2019 1:06 PM 6
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
A couple seedlings to critique by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2020 1:57 PM 151
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jan 3, 2021 7:08 PM 2,736
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 24, 2021 2:07 PM 3,400
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Jun 20, 2020 6:25 PM 1,392
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
My first Seedlings by tveguy3 Nov 29, 2015 9:50 PM 136
Hanover PA 2015 bloom - part 1 by Misawa77 Jun 3, 2015 8:17 AM 75
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 24, 2021 4:26 PM 19,649
2014 West Coast Trip Pictures by ARUBA1334 Mar 29, 2015 12:36 PM 291
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2021 4:19 PM 18,905
Irises in the mixed garden- combos, companion plants, design ideas, culture by gemini_sage Sep 30, 2016 12:55 PM 354

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