Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Au Chocolat') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Loïc Tasquier
Year Of Registration: 2016
Seedling Number: H617A
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7.5 inches (19 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Plush black cherry, falls darker
Beard Color: Blue violet tipped bronze
Style Arm Color: Plush black cherry

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
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
Parentage: Alida Riviere X Oda Mae

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What's Blooming in AprilWhat's Blooming in April
By LarryR on April 19, 2012

Like many other parts of the Midwest, our spring came early in Iowa this year, with temperatures approaching those of summer. Unfortunately, we are back to reality now, with three successive nights of temperatures in the upper 20s. Some plants suffered visible damage, but many that I expected to see damaged breezed through the cold spell with nary a blemish! Come on into the garden and see what our early spring has wrought.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
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My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
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