Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 88105A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Bloom Color Description: Brassy gold standards; gold ground falls sanded rust with brassy gold margin, white around beard
Beard Color: Orange gold
Style Arm Color: Brassy gold

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: 85128A: (Love Sonnet x Pencil Sketch) X Wild Jasmine
Child plants: 20 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: southern KY
Date: 4000-05-21
Location: -Tasmania 2014
Date: 2016-10-14
Location: Pfister Garden, Lincoln, Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-12
Location: Pfister display garden in Lincoln, NE
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Pfister Garden, Lincoln, Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-12

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