Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: E159-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Creamy lemon standards, slightly deeper edge; citrus yellow falls, tiny white chevron below beards
Beard Color: Golden yellow

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: B202-1: (Affaire x Z55-3: (X108-2: ((Touch of Bronze x Beachgirl) x ((Inca Queen x (Tranquil Star x (Love Chant x Festive Skirt))) x Amber Snow)) x X108-10, sibling)) X Yes
Child plants: 37 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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