Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bombay Sapphire') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: L214A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pale sky blue standards; pale sky blue falls, large diffuse turquoise spot, short white rays around beard, white dart at end of beard
Beard Color: Cream in throat, medium sky blue at end
Style Arm Color: Sky blue, darker rib
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010
Award of Merit: 2014

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: Near Myth X I185A: (Toy Boat x Tu Tu Turquoise)
Child plants: one child plant

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Comments:
Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 10:27 AM

Very close to a true turquoise color, especially on cloudy days. Growth is fine, but a bit slow compared to other SDBs.

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