Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 2003-172A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Pure white standards; white falls, purple dashes, dots and lines, darker centers, light yellow veins and center stripes, 1/4" light yellow border, dark amber hairline edge
Beard Color: White base, hairs tipped yellow orange, to orange in throat
Style Arm Color: Pure white, lavender blue at bases
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: Whispering Spirits X 2000-165A: (Sugar Magnolia x (90-212: (Daredevil x self) x 92-38B: (Daredevil x self)))

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2018-05-06
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2018-05-10
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-06-08
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris in WA
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Photo by coboro
Photo by coboro

Image courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens

Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens

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