Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Little Blue-Eyes') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: John Weiler
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 88-10-2RE
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium clear yellow, slightly darker yellow spot on falls
Beard Color: Lavender blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1998
Cook-Douglas Medal: 2002

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: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 7 child plants

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

Parentage: 85-16-1re: (Leprechaun's Delight x (79-39-3re: (((Yellow Wave x 70-95-2: (Brighteyes x Grace Note)) x 74-3-1: (Cartwheel x 70-95-6)) x Chariots) x 79-20-1re: ((70-95-3 x Gingerbread Man) x Stockholm))) x 84-47-6re: (((Weiler 76-1-1: (Ruby Contrast x Little Blackfoot) x ((70-95-3 x Bronze Babe) x 74-3-1)) x Pink Amber) x (79-39-3re x 79-20-1re))

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