Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'What Again') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Allan Ensminger
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 85-13
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Wistaria blue standards; straw yellow falls
Beard Color: Wisteria blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1996

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
Parentage: People Pleaser X 183-4: ((Tantara x Jungle Shadows) x (I. pumila x (Miss Region Twenty-One x Tumwater)))
Child plants: 40 child plants

Great performer.

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Comments:
Posted by PollyK (Hannibal, NY - Zone 6a) on Apr 27, 2010 8:04 PM

I love that one!

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