Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 02-154M6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Bloom Color Description: Mother of pearl pink standards, pink at base and up midrib; creamy blue pink falls
Beard Color: Tangerine, blue at end
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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: 00-93-N3: (Natural Blond x 98-21P: (93-40J3: (Heaven x 91-92B3: (89-74C: (Birthday Greetings x Bubbling Along) x 89-73: (Birthday Greetings x Presence))) x Fogbound)) X 00-76-G3: (97-26M: (95-30-02: (90-69W3: (Rogue x Quito) x Island Dancer) x Mood Swing) x 98-21G2: (93-40J3: (Heaven x 91-92B3: (89-74C: (Birthday Greetings x Bubbling Along) x 89-73: (Birthday Greetings x Presence))) x Fogbound))
Child plants: 45 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-16

Date: 2019-05-28

Date: 2018-05-21
Location: Radford Virginia
Date: 2021-06-04
First year blooms in morning/mid day sun and light afternoon shad
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2023-05-11
TB Iris Rite of Passage

Date: 2018-05-22
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-30
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2022-05-09
TB Iris Rite of Passage
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-01
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: May 25, 2010 8:59 AM
Gorgeous Iris!
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-07
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-14
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-02
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Bochnia, Poland
Date: 2008-08-16
Location: Mid America Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04

Date: 2014-05-19
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-06
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-25
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-26
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-28
Photo by ARUBA1334
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2010-05-24
Location: Bochnia, Poland
Date: 2008-08-16
Location: Bochnia, Poland
Date: 2008-08-16
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-06-01
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-30
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: May 25, 2010 9:00 AM
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-09
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-25
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