Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1932

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
Parentage: King Tut X Cardinal
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Sass Memorial Iris Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2015-05-27

Date: c. 1937
photo from the 1937 catalog, National Iris Gardens, Beaverton, Or
Location: Southeast Nebraska
Date: Spring 2013
Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Omaha

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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