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
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
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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
Fragrant
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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