Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: R55-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Lemon to lemon honey standards lightening to cream at edge; lemon yellow falls heavily overlaid brown, lightening towards beards, 3/16" buff edge
Beard Color: White, tipped orange yellow
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: P186-X: (L133-1: (J141-1: (Wishful Thinking x F160-1: (D46-1: (B157-1: (Imprimis x Bubble Up) x Aura Light) x Cast a Spell)) x G63-G: (E88-3: (Crazy for You x About Town) x E95-1: (C225-2: (Z63-3: (W117-1: ((Alpine Journey x Beachgirl) x (Beachgirl x ((Tranquil Star x Coral Strand) x (Persian Smoke x Chimbolam)))) x Chocolate Vanilla) x Aztec Burst) x Yes))) x L304-1: (F174-4: (Man About Town x Island Dancer) x Fogbound)) X O164-X: (M38-1: (Wild Wings x Winning Edge) x Shiver of Gold)
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2020-05-27
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Date: 2020-05-15

Date: 2015-05-11
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-14

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Date: 2019-11-04
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2020-05-11

Date: 2019-11-04
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Catheys Valley California
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