Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. T. Aitken
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 91M9
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 18 inches (46 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Apricot orange, deeper spot on falls
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998
Award of Merit: 2000
Williamson-White Medal: 2003

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Abridged Version X Pele
Child plants: 14 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Miniature Tall Bearded Iris

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Date: 2008-05-13
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