Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bennett Jones
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: M379-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Bloom Color Description: Medium deep orange
Beard Color: Deeper orange
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990
Award of Merit: 1992
Cook-Douglas Medal: 1994

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: Hooligan X M309: (Solar Flight x M255: (Melon Honey x E. Roberts 65R11))
Child plants: 81 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Gardens
Date: Mat 9, 2013
Very Showy; Nice Beards
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 11, 2015
Berfore The Rain: In Dark Overcast.
Photo by TBGDN
Photo by TBGDN
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2005-07-31
Location: Nothrn Germany
Date: 2008-05-13
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2008-05-10
Photo by stilldew
Photo by stilldew
Photo by stilldew

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

Image courtesy of Cayeux Iris

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