Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Glitter Bit') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Weiler
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 90-13-1RE
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Bloom Color Description: Glittering old gold
Beard Color: Uniform deep violet
Style Arm Color: Old gold
Fragrance: Slight

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.


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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 88-8-1: (85-47-7re: (((70-95-3: (Brighteyes x Grace Note) x Gingerbread Man) x Chariots) x (76-1-1: (Ruby Contrast x Little Blackfoot) x (Bloodspot x 70-95-1))) x 84-47-6re: (81-19-7: ((76-1-15 x ((Ruby Contrast x Little Blackfoot) x 74-3-1: (Cartwheel x 70-95))) x Pink Amber) x 81-42-1re: ((((Yellow Wave x 70-95) x 74-3-1) x Chariots) x ((70-95-3 x Gingerbread Man) x Stockholm)))) x Little Blue-eyes

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