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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: J60-4
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 8-9 inches (20-23 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Purple
Bloom Color Description: Powder blue, purple violet veining on falls around beards
Beard Color: Bright lavender blue

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: Shindig X D32-2: (A44-2: (V7-5: (Cupid's Cup x T50-1: ((Sniffs 'n' Sneezes x Hammered Copper) x (((Guinea Gold x Pulse Rate) x Tiger Rouge) x (Royal Blush x Invoking)))) x Chanted) x A20-2: (X20-2: (Camarilla x Yipee) x Mini Song))
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Wild Iris RowsWild Iris Rows
By Sharon on June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2016-05-06
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015side view
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2016-05-06
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015View from the top
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2013
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2013
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Oct 20, 2020 11:25 PM 1,554
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2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
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How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Arils and Arilbreds... by evelyninthegarden Oct 11, 2018 10:54 AM 12
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 20, 2020 9:08 PM 502
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Oct 17, 2020 12:22 PM 3,270
A few Arilbreds for trade by brozeus Jul 5, 2017 2:10 PM 3

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