Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 96-602A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Flower Form: Laced
Flared
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light buttercup yellow
Beard Color: Darker golden yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Precious Harvest X Sunny Disposition
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: j c raulston arboretum, ncsu,  raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2021-04-27
Location: Winterberry Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-11
named for Don Spoon's mamma

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Winterberry Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-12

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