Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ace') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lynda Miller
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 4094B
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, deep violet overlay; white falls, deep violet center line, dots and solid border
Beard Color: Pale violet, hairs tipped golden bronze
Style Arm Color: White, violet midrib
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003
Williamson-White Medal: 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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Cherry X Manisses


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Choose 10 by DaisyDo Apr 23, 2019 11:44 PM 54
Would the real Concertina please stand up! by Altheabyanothername Apr 20, 2019 10:51 PM 12
First Violet by KatsI2 Apr 18, 2019 12:12 AM 10
New here by Jcanty Apr 13, 2019 9:50 PM 37
White Flower Border by evelyninthegarden Apr 22, 2019 12:39 PM 38
Really weird place on Iris where flower decided to locate itself and bloom! by meddjay Apr 24, 2019 2:12 PM 14
Need help with identifying this bearded iris by jtkatec Apr 15, 2019 11:09 PM 12
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Apr 24, 2019 6:59 PM 277
ugh I've got an out-of-season itch to purchase irises lol! by Rebekah Apr 24, 2019 12:28 AM 9
I'm kind of experimenting here by Rebekah Apr 5, 2019 12:56 AM 9
Identification and MISidentification by meddjay Apr 5, 2019 4:23 PM 8
New vendor by BlueFlagFan Apr 9, 2019 7:45 AM 48
What is the top 2 or 3 irises you want by creativeclover Apr 18, 2019 6:13 AM 23
Iris Gene Bank by Greyduck Mar 29, 2019 2:11 PM 8
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
What's been eating your irises? by Ivan_N_Tx Mar 29, 2019 4:10 PM 9
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 25, 2019 12:23 AM 326
2019 - I got a box! by cliftoncat Mar 20, 2019 8:51 PM 24
Tall bearded Iris "Get Back" by Robinvdb Apr 5, 2019 6:30 AM 13

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