Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: K 1 A
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Light yellow, small white spot on falls
Beard Color: Cream
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981
Award of Merit: 1986
Cook-Douglas Medal: 1989

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: Baby Snowflake X Twice Blessed
Child plants: 33 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Gardens
Date: September 24, 2019
Re-bloom From Summer Growth (Three Stems)
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2017-05-03
Location: State Arboretum of Virginia
Date: Fall (2020)
Uploaded by coboro
Uploaded by avmoran
Uploaded by crowrita1
Location: NJ
Date: 2012-05-05
Uploaded by pinkiris
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-04-18
Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-04-18

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers

Date: 2015-03-11
Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: zone 6
Date: May

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: Sun Zone 6a
Date: 2012-04-21
Paired with Euphorbia Bonfire
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On March 4, 2024 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
piksihk On December 5, 2015 Transplanted
near Baby Boom
mmKenzie On December 25, 2020 Bloomed
Zone 8b, Willamette Valley, Oregon
mmKenzie On October 28, 2019 Bloomed
Zone 8b, Willamette Valley, Oregon
EdenWhereLifeBegins On April 22, 2021 Bloomed
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