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■(TB) 'Crooked Little Smile'

2008, Van Liere

'Crooked Little Smile' (Robert Van Liere,R. 2008). Seedling# 21-420. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms bright golden-yellow, slightly cocked; falls yellow overlaid denim, narrow yellow edge; beards denim tipped golden yellow. Seedling# 98-843: ('Stairway To Heaven' x 'Satan’s Mistress') X 'Hi Calypso'. Iris 4 U 2008.

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Crooked Little Smile, growing at Iris4u Iris GardenPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Front Range IrisPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Front Range IrisPhoto scanned from the 2009 Iris 4 U Iris Garden catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by Michaela Lango
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-11-14
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CrookedLittleSmile1.jpgjpg CrookedLittleSmile1.jpg manage 43 K 26 Apr 2016 - 14:02 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
CrookedLittleSmile9.jpgjpg CrookedLittleSmile9.jpg manage 178 K 20 Apr 2021 - 02:40 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Crooked_Little_Smile2.jpgjpg Crooked_Little_Smile2.jpg manage 620 K 26 Oct 2014 - 23:15 Main.irisbob Crooked Little Smile, growing at Iris4u Iris Garden
crookedlittlesmil01.jpgjpg crookedlittlesmil01.jpg manage 77 K 13 Nov 2014 - 23:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
crookedlittlesmile02.jpgjpg crookedlittlesmile02.jpg manage 665 K 30 Dec 2015 - 23:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
crookedlittlesmile1.jpgjpg crookedlittlesmile1.jpg manage 41 K 26 Mar 2013 - 12:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
crookedlittlesmile2.jpgjpg crookedlittlesmile2.jpg manage 47 K 31 Mar 2013 - 20:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
crookedlittlesmile3.jpgjpg crookedlittlesmile3.jpg manage 167 K 11 Jan 2017 - 03:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
crookedlittlesmile5.JPGJPG crookedlittlesmile5.JPG manage 57 K 24 May 2020 - 02:42 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 2009 Iris 4 U Iris Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
crookedlittlesmile7.JPGJPG crookedlittlesmile7.JPG manage 290 K 10 Mar 2024 - 13:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
crookedlittlesmile9.jpgjpg crookedlittlesmile9.jpg manage 171 K 27 Oct 2022 - 02:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
Topic revision: r21 - 10 Mar 2024, TerryLaurin
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