Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Arthur Bliss
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1917
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta

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
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Cordelia X Macrantha
Child plants: 126 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Switzerland, Merian Gardens Basel
Date: 2017-05-20
Location: Jackson Mi
Date: 2021-06-04
Blooming in pot
Photo by crowrita1

Date: c. 1930
photo from the 1930 catalog, Robert Wayman, Bayside, NY
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi

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