Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Open Your Eyes') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: O255A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15 inches (38 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls with large irregularly blended inky dark-blue spot
Beard Color: White
Style Arm Color: White
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2016

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: Ajax the Less X Big Blue Eyes
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Apr 21, 2019 5:37 PM 788
Is it okay to cut back iris leaves now? Or is it too early? by SonoveShakespeare Jul 31, 2018 9:14 PM 28
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
What Qualities Do You Look For by Jpari Jan 24, 2018 8:25 PM 15
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Feb 3, 2018 5:12 PM 203
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Apr 8, 2019 4:44 AM 362
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
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
SDB Seedlings at Mid-America April 2016 by HighdesertNiki Dec 16, 2016 1:22 PM 48
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
First bloom stalk (Clarence) by Tienito Oct 8, 2016 2:09 PM 74
Voles decimating siberian iris and iris cristata during the winter by Cayuga Nov 13, 2016 8:49 AM 36
My First-Ever Iris Order! by DogsNDaylilies Jun 7, 2016 5:28 PM 62

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