Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Giggles and Grins') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carol Coleman
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 01 SDB F-1
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11.5 inches (29 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: White standards, light green midrib; white falls, chrome yellow haft marks, plum spot edged 1/4" white
Beard Color: Light yellow gold at end, medium yellow orange in middle, dark yellow orange in throat
Style Arm Color: White edged very light yellow, light lavender stigmatic lip
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2014

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 7N-2: (Rusty Nail x Tooth Fairy) X M. Smith sdlg.: (Chanted x Spring Fresh)
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-03-27
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 2017-03-28
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2015-05-07
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Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2015-05-07
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