Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cleo Palmer
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 89119
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 22 inches (56 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Description: Light orange standards, midrib flushed yellow and pinkish; light orange yellow falls, hafts veined peach, slightly darker rim toward tip
Beard Color: Red orange, tipped paler

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: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Parentage unknown

Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: early June 2019
A clear cheerful orange with striking beards.
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: early June 2019
The orange beards provide a splash of warmth.
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late April 2020
Younger blooms have more intense colour... the beards are an inte

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