Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Kentucky Bluegrass') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bennett Jones
Year Of Registration: 1970
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1970
Seedling Number: M192-4
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Green
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Fern green, grass green area around beards
Beard Color: Large blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1972
Award of Merit: 1975
Cook-Douglas Medal: 1979

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: Blueberry Muffins X Blue Moss
Child plants: 28 child plants

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