Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: L322B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Description: Medium mauve standards; brick red falls, medium mauve band, white dart at end of beard
Beard Color: Yellow in throat, yellow to white in middle, white at end
Style Arm Color: Buff mauve
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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: I245D: (Hot Jazz x D139B: (Tweety Bird x 91280A: (85436A: (Apricot Elf x Pet) x 88267A: ((Caesura x (Betsey Boo x (Antique Satin x Encanto))) x (Gigglepot x Oriental Blush)))))) X Glamour Cat
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Iris
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2021-04-01
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2021-05-15
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2023-05-08
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2020-04-22
SDB Iris Alamo Joe
Photo by Paul2032
Location: Michigan-my garden
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Photo by Lbsmitty
Photo by Paul2032
Photo by tveguy3

Alamo Joe
Photo by Paul2032

Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission

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