Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Shoop
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1978
Seedling Number: 72-16
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards, touch of lavender; grape purple falls, 1/4" lavender white edge
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1980

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: Latin Lover sdlg. X pink amoena sdlgs.
Child plants: 13 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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