Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1973
Seedling Number: 6-6N
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 43 inches (109 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Beet rose purple standards blended salmon; salmon falls, beet rose purple markings
Beard Color: Nasturtium orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976

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: April Melody X 2-2B
Child plants: 75 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2016-04-10
Location: Kensington Park South Australia
Date: 2017-10-26
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Location: Thelma Boose's Iris Garden
Date: 2016-05-01
Location: Nationale Plantentuin Meise (Brussels)
Date: 2018-05-16
Location: Botanical Garden Meise (near Brussels - Belgium)
Date: 2023-05-15
Photo by tveguy3
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Date: 2012-05-12
Photo by Misawa77

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