Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Making Eyes') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: PN14O-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12-14 inches (30-36 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Creamy lemon standards; red violet falls with 1/8" creamy lemon edge
Beard Color: Cream, gold in throat

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: Frost Tipped X Amazon Princess
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Posted by grannysgarden (Harris Brake Lake, Arkansas - Zone 7a) on Feb 6, 2015 1:31 AM

A very reliable spring bloomer that increases well. Zone 7a.

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