Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Kevin Nilsen
Year Of Registration: 1987
Seedling Number: 38-84-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Old gold standards; white falls, wide deep red maroon edge which fades to fine spotting, pale yellow influence
Beard Color: Bronze 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: Plum Gleam X Caramba
Child plants: 4 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Plant Events from our members
Australis On February 3, 2023 Transplanted
Slipped pot contents into prepared spot in front garden.
Australis On November 24, 2022 Potted up
Australis On November 24, 2022 Obtained plant
Purchased from Halcyon Iris & Daylily Farm.
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