Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Big Blue Eyes') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: K343C
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14.5 inches (37 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Icy white standards; large medium blue spot on falls, 3/8" white band, fine darker blue veins over spot, hafts veined white, white darts either side and at end of beards
Beard Color: Pale lavender
Style Arm Color: Icy white
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Musky
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2010

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: Puddy Tat X Cachet
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 25, 2019 9:47 AM 194
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 25, 2019 3:27 PM 678
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 25, 2019 10:05 AM 1,989
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Jun 24, 2019 12:20 AM 612
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Feb 3, 2018 5:12 PM 203
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Jun 5, 2019 7:53 PM 381
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Your extra Iris's wanted please by Lisasgardens Oct 12, 2016 12:00 PM 11

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