Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Death by Chocolate') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Augusto Bianco
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 714
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Chocolate standards; coffee falls, veined dearker
Beard Color: Rust
Style Arm Color: Rust and chamois
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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: Zing Me X Farfui
Child plants: 21 child plants

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Blooming in my Utah Garden....... by Paul2032 May 15, 2015 2:42 PM 96
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