Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
Iris 'Cinderella Sunshine'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Cinderella Sunshine
Hybridized by Ritchie
Registered or introduced: 1985
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Class:

Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Early midseason (EM)

Midseason (M)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Macy, Indiana

Mount Sterling, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 27, 2006, TBGDN from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A very strong growing and blooming SDB. It is a vibrant yellow shade with only a hint of white at the beard tips. Sunglasses might be needed! The following information is from the AIS Checklist Database: ("J. Ritchie, R. 1985). Sdlg. 79-39-28. SDB 12" (30 cm) E-M. "S. clear canary yellow (RHS 9B); F. clear canary yellow 19A). blending to slightly lighter 9B) edge; white beard tipped yellow; ruffled; slight fragrance. 76-1 2-8: (Fairy Ballet x Pansy Top) X 76-5-2: (Stockholm x Canary Isle)., Ritchie 1985.")