Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bumblebee Deelite') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. & G. Norrick
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: JN-82-1
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 18 inches (46 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Yellow standards; maroon falls, edged yellow
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988
Williamson-White Medal: 1993
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1988
Other: Williamson-White Award: 1993

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: Pewee X Ornate Pageant
Child plants: 14 child plants

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Date: 2013-06-04
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Location: back garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/10/2014
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Location: back garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/20/2014
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Location: my yard
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Location: Yorkville, ILDate: 2020-05-22
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Location: Back garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/10/2014
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-20
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Date: 2016-05-11
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At Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Oregon.
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Date: 2012-05-12
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Glows by vic May 10, 2015 1:37 PM 2
What is your favorite MTB? by LynnDel Dec 13, 2019 9:29 PM 20
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Irises that take their time to bloom. by tveguy3 Dec 21, 2017 5:48 PM 94
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Miniature Tall Beardeds by EJarrett Apr 6, 2018 4:33 PM 50
Help ID unknown MTB(?) by lovemyhouse Apr 22, 2015 2:41 AM 13
My first tiny of the season! by tveguy3 May 22, 2015 9:35 PM 303
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 23, 2020 12:26 AM 19,582
Show us your Colors - Part 9 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:38 AM 248
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Iris by the alphabet by Muddymitts Jan 18, 2015 9:01 AM 313

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