Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: H-51 RE-BBV
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White, heavily speckled and veined blueberry violet
Beard Color: Lavender white, tipped gold
Style Arm Color: Washed violet
Fragrance: Slight

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: Bountiful Harvest X G-63: (Garden Grace x Bountiful Harvest)

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-10
Location: Camilla S/W GA.
Date: 03-31-22
Location: Laurel, Montana
Date: 2022-05-31
Berry Ripple top view
Location: Laurel, Montana
Date: 2022-05-31
Berry Ripple side view
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
Vibrant early bloomer - late this year due to cold spring.

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Date: 2008-06-02
Image courtesy of Blue J Iris

Date: 2007-05-24
Image courtesy of Blue J Iris

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