Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pinkster') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: R-847
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Rhodamine pink standards; pale pink falls with white center
Beard Color: Butterfly blue tipped white, orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Rhodamine pink
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2015

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: Kiss Me Quick X Ahwahnee Princess
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 22, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: March 26, 2012
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