Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wish Upon a Star') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: L326B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark blue purple standards blending to dark claret; dark purple black falls, slightly lighter haft and edge
Beard Color: Pale cream gold, white at end
Style Arm Color: Dark claret
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2010
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2013

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: I269A: (E118A: (Hot Jazz x Quote) x D190A: (A172A: ((Eyebright x Mister Roberts) x probably --- Forte) x B291A: (Tweety Bird x (Well Suited x Imagette)))) X Neutron
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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wow! by flaflwrgrl Sep 21, 2011 8:47 PM 0
iris ID? by Calif_Sue Jul 1, 2017 1:01 AM 3
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 15, 2019 8:15 PM 44
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 15, 2019 7:44 AM 633
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 15, 2019 5:57 PM 1,274
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 16, 2019 12:40 AM 1,873
Nola's Iris Garden - 2018 Season is Ending Soon by greenappleagnes Sep 22, 2018 7:39 AM 3
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What are your favorite Dwarf Irises? by evelyninthegarden May 20, 2018 4:10 AM 19
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Feb 3, 2018 5:12 PM 203
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jun 15, 2019 5:25 PM 2,037
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Iris of the day by gemini_sage May 28, 2019 7:09 AM 1,480
Landscape pics by bluegrassmom Sep 3, 2016 1:01 AM 53

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