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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: White
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
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 15, 2020 10:01 PM 79
Grab bags at Sutton or Stout? by catanache Feb 15, 2019 9:56 AM 71
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Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
ID please by greenthumb99 Jun 11, 2018 7:56 PM 15
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Sep 8, 2020 8:53 PM 415
Utah Iris Society Show....... by Paul2032 Jun 14, 2017 4:48 PM 11
THRIVE-ers by caitlinsgarden Jun 25, 2018 3:19 PM 44
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 20, 2021 3:23 PM 3,180
Visit to Superstition Gardens by AndreaD May 24, 2017 2:00 PM 28
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943

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