Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dance Hall Dolly') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: L226A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Light violet standards; very deep maroon falls with bright 1/8" light violet band
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996

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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Ringo X Double Agent
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 7:49 PM

Like most Maryott iris I've had, it grows just well enough to survive from year to year. The flowers are nicely ruffled, but are lacking in substance.

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