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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: U216A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Pink
Bloom Color Description: Silvery mauve standards; light slate blue falls, hafts blushed light mauve, very pale light mauve band
Beard Color: Burnt orange in throat, dark lilac in middle and at end
Style Arm Color: Silvery mauve, mid violet ridge and stigmatic lip
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018

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: S285B: (O349A: (L352A: (I320C: (F242, Pink Frosting pollen parent sib, x Blazing Sunrise) x I303C: (F233A, Gentle sib, x D172 AA: (A133B, Cache pod parent, x B241, Bright Note pp sib))) x M215D, Amorous Duet pp sib) x Tickety Boo) X Oh So Sweet
Child plants: one child plant

First bloom for 'Breathtaking'

Beckenham Place Park and Carl LinnaeusBeckenham Place Park and Carl Linnaeus
By NEILMUIR1 on April 19, 2010

This incredibly beautiful and historic park is a hidden jewel, 237 acres of pure magic and mystery. I always did find something to stare and wonder at years ago when I first worked in it; I still do on the regular visits I take now. It is simply an enigmatic, awesome and breathtaking place of indescribable beauty set in vast proportions.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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..... these Ukrainian/Eastern Europe originated irises --- by TBMan Dec 28, 2019 7:44 AM 69
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