Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 86-34D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Near bishops violet standards paling toward edge; steely violet falls, paling and greying toward hafts blended honey beige
Beard Color: Solid mandarin red
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994

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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Skyblaze X Faraway Places
Child plants: 80 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Photo by Valery33

Date: 2015-06-05
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 20,2019
Spectacular colors!
Location: My Garden - Delphi, Indiana

Date: 2017-04-10
Location: Zone 7 Knoxville
Date: 2017-04-18
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2018-04-29
Love it! Really mutilplied from 2017
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 20,2019

Date: 2014-04-23
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 3, 2017
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2019-04-20
Photo by MaryDurtschi

Date: 2014-04-23

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

Date: 2003-05-03
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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