Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: D 345-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Description: French lilac, distinct deeper hafts
Beard Color: Orange

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: T 890-1: (R 105 x Fay 57-73) X B 768-1: (Rippling Waters x T 890-1)

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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