Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lynn Markham
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 97-17B3
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 26.5 inches (67 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Bloom Color Description: Deep violet blue, near navy, edges of all petals lighter, small lighter area around beards
Beard Color: Pale blue, pale lemon in throat
Style Arm Color: Lighter blue violet, crests near navy

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: 93-47B: (Margaret Beaufort x Carrara Marble) X Sea Cadet

Common names
  • Border Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Mid-America Gardens
Date: 2015-05-13

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