Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 93-1D
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Purple
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Light chrome yellow to goldenrod standards; falls goldenrod edge and near beard, remainder lime yellow, perilla purple to central wash, fine leather brown haft dotting and netting
Beard Color: Yellow ochre to bronze
Style Arm Color: Brighter chrome yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004

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: 88-27A: (83-22G: (Gigolo x Sketch Me) x Hot Streak) X Brash

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Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: South exposure early in the day
Date: 2021-05-02
Location: S exposure 2nd day bloom late afternoon
Date: 2021-05-03
Location: Full late afternoon sunshine - 2nd day bloom
Date: 2021-05-03

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers

Date: 2015-02-16

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Photo by iciris

Date: 2007-05-28
Image courtesy of Blue J Iris
Photo by MargieNY

Date: 2008-06-08
Image courtesy of Blue J Iris

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