Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wake Up') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: 85368D
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 14 inches (36 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Glaciata
Bloom Color Description: Bright yellow
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped white
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991

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: 826C: (Melon Honey x Velvet Pride) X 83144A: (Melon Honey x Soft Air)
Child plants: 12 child plants

Wild Iris RowsWild Iris Rows
June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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