Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wills
Year Of Registration: 1965
Seedling Number: 80-59
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Description: Deep rose standards, lightly flushed gold; deep rose falls, overlaid brown gold down middle of blade, brown at hafts
Beard Color: Deep gold

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: ((Right Royal x (Action Front x Piute) x (Hermitage x Hernani)) X Rose Tribute

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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