Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 0098B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 41 inches (105 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards; nearly black marine blue falls
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Blue white
Fragrance: Slight

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: 9759A: (93127A: (Rebecca Perret x 88175A) x 9538A: (Bal Masque x 91187C: (Astrid Cayeux x Helene C.))) X 96141C: (Futuriste x 9432A: (In Town x Night Edition))
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2017-04-30
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-28
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2017-05-01
Location: southeast Nebraska 
Date: 2021-05-12 
Beautiful bloom, but stalks are topheavy and may lean.
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-28
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2015-05-28
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Iowa

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