Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Gecko') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. T. Aitken
Year Of Registration: 2017
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2018
Seedling Number: 05M7C
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 6.5 inches (17 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow standards; deep red black falls, yellow wash on hafts
Beard Color: Bright orange

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
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
Parentage: Mikey Likes It X Fire Coral

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