Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Negra Modelo') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: G-85-B
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Black and violet blend, black thumbprint on falls
Beard Color: Blue violet, bronze in throat
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: Sigh X Chanted
Child plants: 5 child plants

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