Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Eva Faught
Year Of Registration: 1948
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1948
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1949
Award of Merit: 1951

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
Parentage: 4E 1: (Purissima x B 31: (Purissima x Santa Barbara)) X (B 31 x Santa Clara)
Child plants: 70 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: May 23, 2022
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: May 25, 2021
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: May 25,  2021
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2024-05-22
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-05-04
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2003-04-28

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by crawgarden and is called "Tinka Time"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.