Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hyram Ames
Year Of Registration: 1996
Seedling Number: A942
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark maroon red standards, midrib darker; maroon black falls, slightly lighter edge
Beard Color: Bronze
Style Arm Color: Dark maroon red
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Quanah Parker X A905: (Blackout x A845: (((A656: ((Party Dress x Black Hills) x (Sugarplum x Violet Hills)) x Wonderful One) x (A656 x Laced Tapestry)) x ((A7211 x Wonderful One) x A7710)))

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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