Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marky Smith
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2015
Seedling Number: 09-08M
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10.5 inches (27 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Bloom Color Description: Luminous grey yellow standards, darker smoked midrib; grey yellow falls completely obscured by heavy grey purple lines, almost burgundy, brighter gold yellow area with dark veins surrounding beard, dark violet midline from top of beard to distal tip
Beard Color: Bittersweet, fuzzy grey red
Style Arm Color: Midribs cream peach, crests gold peach
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Mosaic X Extraterrestrial
Child plants: 9 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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