You are here: Iris Wiki>Sdb Web>StandardDwarf>SdbWeeBee (14 Jun 2018, Betsy881)Edit Attach

(SDB) 'Wee Bee'

1974, Benson

'Wee Bee' (Z. Benson, R. 1973) Seedling #L5-3-6. SDB, 10" (25 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards yellow (RHS 11A), greyed orange (177A) at base; falls yellow (11B), haft close to yellow-orange; thin yellow-orange border; violet-blue beard tipped orange. Two 'Zing' seedlings sibbed X same. Z. Benson, Mission Bell 1974. Honorable Mention 1975.

See below:
Error: no images found

References:

From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing WEE BEE: SDB, 10", ML. A real charmer, kissed by bees and butterflies alike. This little beauty is daintily fluted with closed standards and flaring falls. S. yellow (llA) with orange base; F. yellow (lIB) with hafts and mini border of yellow-orange (17A). The beard is violet-blue (91A) at base, hairs tipped orange. Three buds that open into small flowers which are in perfect proportion to the foliage. An excellent bloomer--a gay springtime greeting! (Zing sdlg. x sib). #L5-3-6. $5.00. Z. G. Benson.
 
 

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Standard Dwarfs? Please visit the: Median Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.

 

-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-03-18
Topic revision: r8 - 14 Jun 2018, Betsy881
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback