Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: H165-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pastel lavender standards, center slightly deeper; deeper pastel lavender falls, shading lighter toward beard
Beard Color: Tangerine, white base
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Louisa's Song X F175-1: (Man About Town x D61-1: (A63-1: (Dance Man x Rembrandt Magic) x Bygone Era))
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2019-04-15
Babylon Queen (Blyth '02)
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2019-04-20
Babylon Queen
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2021-03-27

Date: 2014-04-23
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: May 2015
Photo by Moiris
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 2014
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2013-04-21
Location: cummings garden
Date: 2012-04-28
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 2014
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 2014
Location: cummings garden
Date: 2012-04-30
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 3, 2015
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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