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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: W14-2
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Lemon yellow standards; lemon falls, small lighter central area
Beard Color: White
Fragrance: Slight

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: U31-X: (Hotness x Piccolina) X U17-15: (Smooch x Dreamerino)


Japanese IrisesJapanese Irises
By pardalinum on April 14, 2013

The cultivation of Iris ensata was first noted in literature more than five hundred years ago in Japan. Native to eastern China, Siberia, Korea, and throughout Japan, they are found growing in damp areas near streams, ponds, lakes, and marshes. The selective breeding of the species that commenced in the 1800s produced the foundation of the modern Japanese iris. Colors and color patterns have been greatly enhanced over the years.

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