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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Alta Brown
Year Of Registration: 1969
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1970
Seedling Number: M1299-4
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 8 inches (20 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Empire yellow standards; empire yellow falls, smooth solid orange yellow thumbprint, 1/4" empire yellow edge
Beard Color: Tangerine orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1971
Other: Caparne-Welch Award: 1973

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Sunlit Charm X M 621-11: (Irene Brown x Carpathia)
Child plants: 32 child plants

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