Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bonnie Nichols
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: B 99-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Antique ivory standards, raspberry wash; peach falls, deeper raspberry wash on edges and hafts, white area below beards
Beard Color: Orange, tipped raspberry

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: Sorceress X Rock Star

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario
Date: June 15, 2019
Kleberg Maid iris

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Leftwood and is called "Gentiana septemfida"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.