Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chuck Chapman
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 92-100-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (31 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow standards heavily marked dark ruby red; yellow falls, lighter near beards, dark ruby red plicata edge, narrow yellow outer rim
Beard Color: Cream, hairs tipped dark orange red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2006

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Rusty Dusty X Chubby Cheeks
Child plants: 46 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Home garden
Date: 2016-04-06
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2018-05-18
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Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2018-05-15
Uploaded by stilldew
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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