Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: L. Donnell
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 78-23-3
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 17.5 inches (44 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Reddish violet standards, yellow infusion; velvety greyed purple falls, edged yellow
Beard Color: Orange

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 76-31 -2: (Marshlander x Blyth sdlg.) X 76-6-2: ((Bon Vivant x Panoramic) x Marshlander)

Common names
  • Border Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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