Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Darlene Pinegar
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: GV-94-27C
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 9 inches (22 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Bloom Color Description: Greyed plum standards; dark greenish gold falls, brown hafts, darker veining and shading, off white whisker marking under beards
Beard Color: Royal blue
Style Arm Color: Greyed plum
Fragrance: Slight

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: Golden Violet X Jillaroo

Common names
  • Iris
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-03-15
Weather has affected the height, but the blooms are just fine. :-
Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-04-10

Date: 2016-03-25
Uploaded by Lestv
Location: Little garden of Big Dreams, Dayton KY
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2015-03-29

Date: 2016-03-25
Location: southern KY
Date: 2005-01-04
Uploaded by Dachsylady86
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-03
Uploaded by Lestv

Date: 2013-04-12

Date: 2014-03-19
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-03
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-05-11
Uploaded by MargieNY
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2015-03-28
Location: Zone 7a
Date: 2014-04-11
Location: Sperling, MB
Location: South Dakota
Date: 2013-05-28

Date: 2013-04-12

Date: 2014-03-19
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-05-11

Date: 2012-04-16
Location: Durham, NC
Date: April, 2015
Closeup of bud
Location: Mackinaw, IL
Date: 2012-04-10
SDB iris 'Gizmo the Gremlin'
Uploaded by Lestv

Date: 2012-04-05

Date: 2012-04-05
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  • Posted by BookerC1 (Mackinaw, IL - Zone 5a) on Apr 10, 2012 11:18 AM concerning plant:
    This little beauty is difficult to capture adequately in a picture. The glowing golden areas just turn out looking beige. It is much prettier in person, and has increased rapidly in my Central Illinois garden. It is one of the earliest to bloom for me, and blooms prolifically!
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Great pics. by eclayne Mar 20, 2014 9:56 AM 1

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