Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 98193A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (100 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Pinky cream standards; cream falls, large light violet border
Beard Color: Coral pink
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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 94120A: ((Whirl Around x 86167 A: (8461 B: (8245A: (7706A: ((6507 A: ((Palomino x Emma Cook) x Tahiti Sunrise) x Pink Taffeta) x Condottiere) x Love Bandit) x 8109 A: (Condottiere x Delphi)) x 8459: ((Condottiere x Delphi) x (Condottiere x Metropolitan)))) x 86167A: (8461B x 8365G)) X 9572A: (91187A: (Astrid Cayeux x Helene C.) x Rebecca Perret)
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."

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