Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Branch
Year Of Registration: 1955
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1957
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Very light lavender standards; lavender falls
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958

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: Yesteryear X sdlg. 5265: ((Harriet Thoreau x D. Hall 4539) x ((Hall 4405 x Radiation) x (Hall 4405 x Radiation)))
Child plants: 18 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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