Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Little Jewel') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jacob Sass
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Bloom Season: Early

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
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Summary of my iris season 2019 by Tienito Jul 18, 2019 1:38 PM 4
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
A Question of Taxonomy by Jpari Feb 1, 2018 7:07 AM 7
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Merian Gardens in Basel (Bâle) Switzerland by sunnyvalley Apr 5, 2018 12:20 PM 236
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Experimenting with Arilbreds in New England by Dachsylady86 Oct 23, 2016 1:46 PM 20
HIPS iris sale by DaveinPA Aug 12, 2016 9:32 AM 173
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Why is it always the ones you want the most............. by Muddymitts May 2, 2016 4:18 PM 90

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