Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Riveting') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: O255B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 15 inches (38 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls, dark inky blue-purple blended spot covering 3/4 of petal, wide short white darts along beard, heart of haft grey olive
Beard Color: Light yellow, white at end
Style Arm Color: White
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 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: Ajax the Less X Big Blue Eyes
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jun 25, 2019 6:07 PM 684
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 25, 2019 7:22 PM 1,990
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Schreiners Dwarf Iris Sale today by cbunny41 Apr 25, 2017 11:31 PM 23
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Mid-America Garden April 2016 by HighdesertNiki Oct 19, 2016 5:54 AM 108
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Blooming in my Utah Garden....... by Paul2032 May 15, 2015 2:42 PM 96
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
SDB Pictures by ARUBA1334 Jun 26, 2016 2:58 PM 60
Which Paul Blacks did you add to your garden this year? by tveguy3 Oct 14, 2012 9:42 AM 48
Our Favorite Amoenas! by Betja Feb 28, 2012 9:12 AM 36

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