Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Dunderman
Year Of Registration: 1970
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1974
Seedling Number: P288
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 23 inches (58 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, heavily bordered and sanded rose pink; white falls, lightly stitched rose pink
Beard Color: Bright yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1972
Other: Williamson-White Award: 1974

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: L960: (from line of pink plicata MTB sdlgs. inv. Widget, Noweta, Pink Ruffles, Clare Louise, etc.) X Little Lucy
Child plants: 30 child plants

Common names
  • Miniature Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2019-06-20
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2016-05-27
Miniature Tall Bearded Iris 'Carolyn Rose' blooming with moss phl
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2019-06-21
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2016-05-28

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm

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