Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cuba') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Earl Sheets
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone

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: Schneekuppe X Verdun

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California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
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Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
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Iris - what should I do different - if anything ? Help, I'm new ! by Ecscuba Apr 8, 2018 9:35 AM 11
Hurricane Matthew by yadah_tyger Oct 15, 2016 3:53 PM 84
HIPS iris sale by DaveinPA Aug 12, 2016 9:32 AM 173
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Send me energy please! by LynnG Jul 26, 2015 9:16 PM 35
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 14, 2019 6:51 AM 17,364
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 14, 2019 5:21 AM 17,971
HIPS sale list up by Henhouse Jul 16, 2014 8:49 PM 57
Some clumps shots? by PollyK Jul 5, 2014 7:54 PM 339
Iris Borer discussion with humor by Misawa77 May 2, 2014 1:18 PM 14
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
Anybody check Ebay lately? by Muddymitts Jan 3, 2013 5:54 PM 27

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