Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: H238CC
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15 inches (38 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 8: 10° to 20°
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Mauve rose standards, fine black cherry veins, feathered edge; dark cherry red falls, dramatically textured veined black and widely banded in mauve rose
Beard Color: Violet, tipped brown
Style Arm Color: Mauve rose
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2008
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 2004

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Snugglebug X Buddy Boy
Child plants: 48 child plants

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Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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