Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Stitch Witch') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. & D. Willott
Year Of Registration: 1975
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: 74-10
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 1/2 inches (34 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, neatly stitched blue violet; white falls, neatly stitched blue violet
Beard Color: White
Style Arm Color: Blue violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978

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: Carousel Princess X Gunga Din
Child plants: 4 child plants

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I have a bloom! by DamonGardens May 19, 2014 8:32 AM 18
It's Happening! by tveguy3 May 30, 2014 3:28 PM 269

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