Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty by Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: Y8-6
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Goldenrod standards; goldenrod falls, almost complete buckthorn brown overlay, shaded henna toward center, fine goldenrod edge
Beard Color: Mustard, orange with tan tips in throat
Style Arm Color: Goldenrod
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Quote X Keppel 87-40D: (82-43B: (78-81J: (Rancho Rose x 75-113B: ((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody))) x Rustic Dance) x ((Morocco x Santana) x Phoenix))

Image
Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

« 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 arctangent and is called "Penstemon profusion"

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