Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ideal White') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Henri Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1924
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1924
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Who among you by DaisyDo May 16, 2020 9:06 PM 24
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
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poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
my botrytis journey -- (and struggle) by TBMan Dec 23, 2019 3:39 AM 33
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Lessons we have learned from the iris garden this season (2017) by Polymerous May 10, 2017 4:36 AM 19
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
Calling for help, re Sable Night by Firecentaurr_NZ Nov 24, 2015 4:16 AM 9
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 16, 2021 9:55 PM 19,627
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
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