Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dandy Candy') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Richard Ernst
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: QKF123-1-4-8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Peach
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Medium to light purple standards; bright peach falls, shoulders deeper, light purple rim blending and veining into peach ground
Beard Color: Tangerine orange
Style Arm Color: Medium purple
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003
Award of Merit: 2005

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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: JF123-1-4: ((Afternoon Delight x Edna's Wish) x sibling) X MF169-23F-14: (F169-23F, Rainbow Goddess sibling, x Spring Tidings)
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 18, 2012 Sometimes the blooms have more orange in the falls
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
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