Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Leslie Donnell
Year Of Registration: 1994
Seedling Number: 87-15-7
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 24-25 inches (61-64 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Standards grading from grey edge to violet blue at midrib, violet blue inside; violet plicata edge on white falls
Beard Color: Orange, tipped blue
Style Arm Color: Violet blue
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Light at Eventide X 82-5-11: (Kerrie's Kirtle x Hampton Harmony)

Common names
  • Border Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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