Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Frosted Velvet') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Kenneth Fisher
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 84-5
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; royal purple falls, precise white edge
Beard Color: Light cream
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991
Award of Merit: 1993
Williamson-White Medal: 1995

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: Consummation x White Canary
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful by ShannonFeb 4, 2013 7:43 PM0
Best Beards! by bluegrassmomApr 11, 2017 3:58 PM57
Iris Guessing Game 5 by LestvMar 15, 2017 9:33 AM122
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by LestvDec 4, 2017 12:43 AM1,470
Bloom Season 2017 by shizenDec 13, 2017 10:27 PM3,663
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by LestvDec 19, 2016 3:15 PM1,664
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by LestvJul 31, 2016 6:53 PM241
Bloom Season 2016 by coboroJun 1, 2016 6:44 PM1,942
Cutting back Iris foliage - your experience? by HoosierHarvesterDec 29, 2015 10:49 AM124
Honoring the ones we have! by LestvFeb 1, 2016 4:06 PM2,056
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM85
Miniature Tall Beardeds by EJarrettAug 1, 2015 7:24 AM34
Help ID unknown MTB(?) by lovemyhouseApr 22, 2015 2:41 AM13
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by LestvSep 21, 2015 8:23 PM555
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgardenMay 7, 2015 1:33 PM425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032Dec 10, 2017 9:08 AM11,535
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by MoirisNov 23, 2015 9:29 AM2,013
Final Sale for Snowpeak Iris before compost by lovemyhouseMar 13, 2015 12:08 PM15
Show us your Colors - Part 6 by MuddymittsFeb 22, 2015 6:43 PM190
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by MuddymittsFeb 22, 2015 10:34 AM819
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