Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: J-124-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Amber yellow standards; phlox purple falls
Beard Color: Tangerine, with feathered phlox purple spoon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005

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: Heartbreak Hotel X G-110: (In Town x Sweet Musette)
Child plants: 15 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: May 2020
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-09
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-02
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: May 2020
Photo by Lbsmitty
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2018-06-01
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 30, 2017
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: Spring 2021
Photo by Lbsmitty

Date: 2013-04-25
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden

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

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-04

Date: 2015-04-25

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