Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: S257A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Bloom Color Description: Light cameo pink standards, light olive line up midrib, blue violet base; warm white falls, pale cameo pink haft and 1/8" band
Beard Color: Mid brassy brown in throat, mid dark indigo in middle, dark indigo at end
Style Arm Color: Light pink, light violet ridge and edge
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016
Award of Merit: 2019

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: 0261A: (Tickety Boo x K334B: (Spree x Cachet)) X Little Steps

Common names
  • Iris
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-05-06
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2018-05-17
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2016-05-16
Photo by grannysgarden
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-14
Photo by grannysgarden
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2020-05-26
Such a pretty dwarf iris; soft pink with lovely blue beards.
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Side garden east facing, Zone 6b NV
Date: May 14, 2020
Location: Mid-America Garden
Date: 2016-04-11
Location: Anderson California 
Date: 2018-04-02

Photo courtesy of Mid-America Garden

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