Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Pippi Longstockings') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 1588-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (30 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Full lemon yellow, large burgundy red spot on falls
Beard Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987
Award of Merit: 1990

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: 1167-2: (Gentle Smile x Soft Air) X 1187-3: (Runaway x Soft Air)
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-05-14
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2010-10-15
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2010-10-15
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2013-10-14
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Location: New ZealandFour falls, style arms and standards
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Visit to Thelma's Iris Garden by Cuzz4short Jul 18, 2016 7:02 PM 161
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Aug 26, 2018 11:53 PM 1,275
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
Let's see those 2016 Dwarfs! by Lestv Aug 6, 2016 9:54 AM 443
Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris ID by HamiltonSquare Mar 27, 2016 9:31 PM 20
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Blooms for 2015 in Hanover PA - Summer/Spring by Misawa77 Aug 7, 2015 7:05 PM 100
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367
My first tiny of the season! by tveguy3 May 22, 2015 9:35 PM 303
I have buds!!!! by Muddymitts Apr 15, 2015 9:55 PM 81
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Oct 14, 2018 10:48 PM 16,152
It's Happening! by tveguy3 May 30, 2014 3:28 PM 269

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