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PlantFiles: Standard Dwarf Iris
Iris 'Sun Puppy'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Sun Puppy
Hybridized by O. D. Niswonger; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

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Class:
Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
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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):
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive TBGDN On Apr 27, 2006, TBGDN from Macy, IN wrote:

Sun Puppy is a great shade of light yellow: The lavender blue beards add the finishing touch to its appeal! It is exceptionally hardy here, and blooms abundantly. A nice garden addition for the iris collector! The following information is from the AIS Checklist Database: "(O. D. Niswonger, R. 2000). Sdlg. SDB 7-97. SDB 14" (36 cm) M. "Light yellow self; beards blue. Plum Ripples X unknown., Cape Iris 2000."

Regional...

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

Macy, Indiana



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