Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sass
Year Of Registration: 1954
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1955
Seedling Number: 48-351
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Rose
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Red

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: pink-blend sdlg 40-244: (Royal Coach x Sandia) X Tobacco Road
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Presby Memorial Gardens, Upper Montclair, NJ, AIS Convention
Date: 2016-05-26
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: Sass Memorial Iris Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2015-05-27

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