Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Alas') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: TD203A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; large medium blue spot on falls, light green hafts, wide white band
Beard Color: White, hair tips orange
Style Arm Color: White
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016

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: TA121G: (Devoted x Clever) X Easy Does It

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Japanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna MythJapanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna Myth
March 31, 2010

Some of my customers see the pictures of lovely Japanese irises on my website and say, "I wish I could grow some of those; they're so beautiful but so hard to grow." Are Japanese irises really that touchy? No, I don't think so.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden May 18, 2019 11:26 PM 2,486
.... anyone grow irises in Alaska? by TBMan Nov 8, 2017 10:22 AM 6
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92

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