Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 89162A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: White standards; white falls, 3/4" wide yellow gold hafts, purple striations between haft edge and beard
Beard Color: Bright yellow gold
Style Arm Color: White with slight gold tips
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1999

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: 85150A: ((Coffee House x Hombre) x (Old Flame x Instant Charm)) X 8774A: (Porcelain Ballet x ((Amigo's Guitar x Gaulter 68-593: (Laurie x San Leandro)) x Entourage))
Child plants: 85 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: 08844
Date: 6/10/23
Location: 08844
Date: 6/10/23
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2016-05-11
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Rutherford Co, TN
Date: 5/3/2022
Location: southeast Nebraska 
Date: 2021-05-14
Photo by fuzzsflowers
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2017-05-30
Another beauty.
Photo by pinkiris
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2020-05-28
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2021-05-17
Location: Virginia
Date: 2012-05-01
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-24
Tall Bearded Iris Goldkist
Location: SE gazebo
Date: 2021-05-11
First year bloom, absolutely love this one.
Photo by Misawa77
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Virginia
Date: 2012-05-01

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 4,2022
Photo by Misawa77
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2021-04-21
TB Iris Goldkist
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-05-30
I have had this one for at least 2 years and I thought it died, b
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-24
Tall Bearded Iris Goldkist

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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