Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Flaming Lips') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer:Hugh Stout
Year Of Registration:2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):2013
Seedling Number:DX27A
Classification:Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height:15 inches (38 cm)
Bloom Season:Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification:Wine
Flower Patterns:Bitone
Bloom Color Description:Medium maroon red standards; deep maroon falls, slight streaking at haft, fine lighter band on edge
Beard Color:Orange, gold at end, hairs based white, tips gold orange
Style Arm Color:Pale orange yellow, violet stripes

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
Underground structures:Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Parentage:U12A: (unknown x Ruby Eruption) X unknown


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Posted by caitlinsgarden on May 13, 2017 3:17 PM

This surprised me this year with it's strong chocolate color and very definite chocolate fragrance! I thought it was one of the "chocolate" varieties I planted in the recent past, but I found the tag and confirmed the name here.

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