Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cry Baby') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jayne Ritchie
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1984
Seedling Number: 79-4-3
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Light blue, olive yellow hafts
Beard Color: Deep violet blue, tipped light blue
Fragrance: Pronounced
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: 75-S-1: (Baby Snowflake x Pale Suede) X Dainty Toddler
Child plants: 20 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Final year of evaluation before introduction 2021 by TBManOR May 15, 2020 6:58 PM 72
Season 2020 by shizen Nov 29, 2020 2:34 PM 1,680
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
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Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
"Iris Culture and Hybridizing for Everyone" by janwax Nov 16, 2017 6:43 PM 41
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Superstition Iris Gardens Spring 2015 blooms! by Misawa77 Nov 13, 2015 7:09 AM 270

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