Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Glowing Smile'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Glowing Smile
Hybridized by Hager
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Class:

Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Happy Jack, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona (2 reports)

Tucson, Arizona

Bakersfield, California

Gainesville, Georgia

Boise, Idaho

Cherryvale, Kansas

Ellinwood, Kansas

Moundridge, Kansas

Anacoco, Louisiana

Cut Bank, Montana

Shepherd, Montana

Milan, Ohio

Hillsboro, Oregon

Greeneville, Tennessee

Sharps Chapel, Tennessee

Harker Heights, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
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negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 12, 2011, joannacay from McLean, VA (Zone 6b) wrote:

patnjbob's comment on photo: "This is a wonderful performer. A+ in every way."

Neutral

On Mar 25, 2006, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

American Iris Society Awards: Honorable Mention 2004