Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pussycat Pink') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: J356K
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Medium hot pink standards; medium hot pink falls slightly lighter than standards, cocoa pink veins on haft, plicata sanded hot pink between
Beard Color: White, tipped hot coral pink
Style Arm Color: Hot pink
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2011

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: (Chanted x (((Apricot Elf x Pet) x ((Caesura x (Betsey Boo x (Antique Satin x Encanto))) x (Gigglepot x Oriental Blush))) x ((Apricot Elf x (Melon Honey x unknown)) x 89-255A))) X (Hot Jazz x ((Wake Up sib x Tricks) x A151B, Voices sib))
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: E51aa: (Chanted x C137a: ((85-436a: (Apricot Elf x Pet) x 88-267a: (85-418a: (Caesura x 83-178a: (Betsey Boo x 80-14: (Antique Satin x Encanto))) x 84207a: (Gigglepot x Oriental Blush))) x 91-324c: (85-306b: (Apricot Elf x 83-129a: (Melon Honey x Unknown)) x 89-255a, Sib To Wacko Pollen Parent))) x E119bb: (Hot Jazz x C136b: (91-273d: (Wake Up Sib x Tricks) x A151b, Voices Sib))

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 2, 2015 7:43 PM

BRIGHT pink flowers. Blooms heavily, but the flowers tend to sit down in the foliage a bit so I haven't been able to get a very good picture of it, yet.

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