Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: U96B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, wide mid purple band, grey brown rib; mid yellow falls, dark brown wine sanded and veined haft extending to just beyond beard, narrowing to 3/8" band on distal edge, 1/2" dark brown wine dart at end of beard, sparse dotting over center
Beard Color: Hairs based palest yellow, tips mid tangerine in throat and middle, light tangerine ends
Style Arm Color: Dark wine, slightly lighter edges
Fragrance: Pronounced
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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Gag Gift X Jargon
Child plants: 6 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: 2018-05-21
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Location: Mid-America Garden
Date: 2016-05-05
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Date: 2016-05-05

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