Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 22 inches
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Blend
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1931
Award of Merit: 1932

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
Child plants: 8 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Photo by IrisP

Date: c. 1940
illustration from Robert Wayman's 1940 catalog, Bayside, New York
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2010-05-13
Location: from left" 'Midgard', 'Euphony' and 'Clara Noyes'
Date: c. 1932
illustration from the 1932 catalog, Cooley's Gardens, Silverton,

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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