Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bee's Knees') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: A44-20
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Medium pink standards, lavender flush, fine wire edging of gold glitter; creamy white falls, blended pink plicata stitching, lavender flush, brown tones and line radiating from beards
Beard Color: White, burnt bronze on outer 1/2"
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: V7-5: (Cupid's Cup x T50-1: ((Sniffs 'n' Sneezes x Hammered Copper) x (((Guinea Gold x Pulse Rate) x Tiger Rouge) x (Royal Blush x Invoking)))) X Chanted
Child plants: 46 child plants

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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EUDate: 2019-05-12Full sun, just opened.
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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EUDate: 2019-05-12Full sun, just opened.
By IrisLilli
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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EUDate: 2019-05-12Full sun, just opened.
By IrisLilli
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Need an ID by ge1836 May 14, 2017 5:14 PM 15
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Send me energy please! by LynnG Jul 26, 2015 9:16 PM 35
When did you fall in love? by Muddymitts May 25, 2015 6:23 AM 108
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Oct 23, 2020 3:10 PM 19,421
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Aug 6, 2020 5:39 PM 18,814
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Species Iris by eclayne May 1, 2014 3:00 PM 11
How about your favorite amoenas and reverse amoenas? by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM 101
Early Spring Iris Beds by Newyorkrita May 11, 2012 10:34 PM 94

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