Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: P-1-D
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 12 inches (31 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Rhondonite red standards; pale orient pink falls
Beard Color: Wisteria blue, soft orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Rhondonite red
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Amphidiploid
Parentage: Irish Chant X K-5: (Auroralita x Voyage)
Child plants: 19 child plants

Common names
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-04-03
Location: East facing garden zone 6a
Date: May 2023
Taken after three nights of freezing weather, so happy it survive

Date: 2015-04-14
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2016-04-01

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens

Date: 2017-05-01
Maiden blooms short. First didn't open all.the
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2016-04-01
Location: RHS Wisley, Surrey, UK.
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-04-25
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-04-25
Location: Back garden, East Facing, Zone 6b
Date: May of 2019
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2018-05-08

Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
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