Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Tu Tu Turquoise') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 86298AR
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: White standards tinted turquoise; white falls tinted turquoise with deep turquoise spot
Beard Color: White, tipped light blue
Style Arm Color: Blue white
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991
Award of Merit: 1993

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: B80-18: (Indian Jewel x Blue Pools) X 82149B: ((Cindy Mitchell x Velvet Pride) x Joyous Isle)
Child plants: 22 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What are your favorite Dwarf Irises? by evelyninthegarden May 20, 2018 4:10 AM 19
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jun 19, 2018 9:58 PM 326
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jun 15, 2018 7:42 PM 659
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Jun 8, 2018 2:22 PM 1,433
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Feb 3, 2018 5:12 PM 203
Looking for a true sky blue iris.... by SherriRaye Sep 14, 2017 3:44 AM 36
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
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger May 27, 2018 10:34 PM 1,269
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152
Let's make a fantasy cross............ by Paul2032 Apr 9, 2016 1:36 AM 128
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Iris Sisters Sale - Mostly Barry Blyth - eBay by yadah_tyger Nov 18, 2015 8:56 AM 263
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056

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