Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Joking') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: U17-4
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14.5 inches (37 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Pink standards, smoky lavender hue; bright violet falls, deepening around beards
Beard Color: Lavender violet, tangerine in throat
Style Arm Color: Lavender pink

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: Smooch X Dreamerino

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