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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ginny Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 2008-G35RDBD
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Purple violet standards; purple violet falls, darker violet spot, cream and purple haft marks beside beards
Beard Color: White, spectrum red tips
Style Arm Color: Lighter purple violet, darker purple violet midribs, darker crests, stamens butterfly blue
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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: Zap X Cara

Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris anomalies... by evelyninthegarden May 25, 2018 11:30 AM 6
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Spoon cultivars...What does the best in your garden? by bluegrassmom Aug 26, 2015 10:05 AM 21
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 26, 2020 1:24 PM 19,252
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Aug 6, 2020 5:39 PM 18,814
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624

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