PlantsIrises→Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Amphora')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. D. Taylor
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1973
Seedling Number: L.8/2
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: White
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: White, clear yellow spot on falls

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: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Sunny Heart X J.42
Child plants: 3 child plants

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Sussex, UKDate: mid April 2020
By jeffa
Give a thumbs up

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "Aechmea 'Yellow Berries'"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.