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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: Q61B
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 7 inches (18 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple standards; darker purple falls, dark purple band
Beard Color: White, gold in throat
Style Arm Color: Dark purple
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003
Award of Merit: 2005
Caparne-Welch Medal: 2007

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: Bee Mused X Tweety Bird
Child plants: 17 child plants

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Location: My GardensDate: May 3, 2015In Bright Morning Sunlight
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Photo May 2, 2007
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Location: My GardensDate: April 29, 2006Striking Color On A Small Iris!
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Photo May 2, 2007
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Photo May 2, 2007
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Photo May 2, 2007
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Location: My GardensDate: May 3, 2015In Bright Morning Sunlight
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Location: Willamette Valley OregonDate: 2014-04-05
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Location: Sussex, UKDate: late May 2021
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Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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Comments:
Posted by TBGDN (Indiana - Zone 5a) on Mar 29, 2011 5:30 PM

If I could have only two MDB's they would be this one & Tingle.

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