Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wilma Greenlee
Year Of Registration: 1959
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1961
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Registered Height: 5 inches (13 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White with blue-violet markings
Beard Color: White
Style Arm Color: Violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1962
Other: Caparne-Welch Award: 1967

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: Cretica X Arcadia Buttercup
Child plants: 31 child plants

Common names
  • Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris
Also sold as:
  • Knick Knack

Photo Gallery

Date: 2018-03-03
Photo by pinkiris

Date: 2018-03-03
Location: zone 7a
Date: 2014-04-14
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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