Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: O141C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Very Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Reverse Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple standards blending to wide icy white band, dark purple veins up midribs and outward over center 3/4; white falls, light green texture veins, throat veined pale gold
Beard Color: White, tipped orange in throat, medium orange in middle, white at end
Style Arm Color: Icy white, violet midribs and stigmatic lip
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Gothic Romance X M56A: (J38J: (Faberge x Fogbound) x K60A: (Lotus Land x Intimidator))
Child plants: 3 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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