Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2018
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2019
Seedling Number: 09-129B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: French lilac standards, lighter toward yellow base, prominent 1/4" chrome lemon band; french lilac falls, 1/16" light lemon butter rim, shading to wood violet to bluer in center, white area in throat
Beard Color: White, tipped chrome yellow in throat, tipped light yellow at end
Style Arm Color: Light lemon, faintly flushed lilac
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2021

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: Fancy Ideas X 06-191F: (0056D: (Telepathy x Moonlit Water) x Montmartre)

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2023-05-15
Location: Keith Keppel's garden near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-13
Photo by Serjio
Location: My garden,  Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2023-05-22
Photo by Serjio
Photo by Serjio
Location: keppel garden
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: keppel garden
Location: keppel garden
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2023-05-16
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: 6.2.23

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