Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Matador's Cape') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: R264E
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple black standards; dark red black falls, subdued rose cream veins on hafts, short violet dart at end of beard
Beard Color: Fully saturated mid orange
Style Arm Color: Dark purple crests, cream rose midrib, dark butter-yellow edge
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015
Award of Merit: 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: Delayed Development X P189, He's So Shy sib
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: My GardensDate: May 11, 2019Close Up View In Moderate Sunlight
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Location: My GardensDate: May 13, 2018Close Up View In Moderate Overcast
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Date: 2014-04-16
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Date: 2014-04-16
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Date: 2014-04-16
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Photo courtesy of Mid-America Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Iris identification, please by pdermer1x May 26, 2019 3:17 AM 9
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 19, 2019 8:29 PM 1,306
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 17, 2019 3:31 PM 828
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Mid-America Garden April 2016 by HighdesertNiki Oct 19, 2016 5:54 AM 108
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
What did you order this year? by Paul2032 Aug 1, 2013 2:05 PM 66
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561

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