Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: A59F
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Bloom Color Description: Peach pink standards, crystalline gold rim; medium orange falls
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Medium orange
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001

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: Victorian Frills X Good Show
Child plants: 7 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: 2012-05-14

Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2018-05-10
TB Iris Big Squeeze
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-06
Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5
Date: 2006-05-31
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-01

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
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