Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Smart') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 2815-3
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Red violet, purple spot on falls
Beard Color: Blue
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995

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
Parentage: Little Episode X Pippi Longstockings
Child plants: 14 child plants


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January 7, 2015

In today's article we'll examine the numbers. Which threads have had the most replies? Which is the most active forum? How many people come to the site each month? Let's dive in, look at the numbers, and see what interesting things we can find.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Durhm, NCDate: April, 2014
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015
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Location: Durham, NCDate: April, 2015Close up of bud w/bloom
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Russian irises. Olga Ryabykh by Serjio Feb 23, 2019 12:41 AM 75
You get what you pay for .......... NOT!! by TBMan Sep 25, 2018 10:15 AM 9
Unexpected move have to move iris by GregC Oct 8, 2018 6:11 PM 22
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Jan 2, 2019 11:08 PM 122
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 23, 2019 12:35 AM 87
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 29, 2018 9:37 AM 235
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2019 12:20 PM 687
My landscape architect decides which Iris to 'cull' by lilpod13 Apr 13, 2018 12:50 PM 25
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Jan 20, 2019 11:51 AM 1,705
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Feb 18, 2019 8:17 PM 1,744
My least favorite iris by LynnDel Feb 3, 2019 2:39 PM 249
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris pollination by afytexas Jan 20, 2018 9:52 AM 28
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Feb 22, 2019 9:14 PM 2,060

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