Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Dinky Doodle'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Dinky Doodle
Hybridized by Black
Registered or introduced: 2000
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Class:

Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Extra early (EE)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Macy, Indiana

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 3, 2008, TBGDN from (Zone 5a) wrote:

This information is from the AIS Check List database: (Paul Black, R. 2000) Sdlg. 8246D. . SDB, 11" (28 cm), E
S. white ground, red violet band, stitching inside band and up midrib; F. white, narrow red violet rim and red violet veining from beard to edge; beards tangerine, white at end; slight musky fragrance. Inky Dinky X Doodle. Mid-America 2001

Like all of Mr. Black's introductions this one does not disappoint me. Very vigorous grower; lots of buds.

Neutral

On Mar 26, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2003