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botanical name:
Iris 'Bumblebee Deelite'
Iris 'Bumblebee Deelite' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Miniature Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.55m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Short growing variety. Large flowers with yellow standards, dark maroon falls edged with yellow and orange beards. Vigorous, making sturdy clumps of erect sword-like leaves.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Introduced by J. and G. Norrick, 1985

RHS AGM
American Iris Society Williamson-White Medal 1993

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