Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mead
Year Of Registration: 1927
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1927
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Golden buff standards; irridescent garnet brown falls with gold hafts
Beard Color: Orange
Foliage: Purple Based

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
Child plants: 65 child plants

Image
Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-05

Date: c. 1929
photo from the 1929 catalog, Iriscrest Gardens, Ft Wayne, Indiana
Photo by brettbarney73

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