Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ron de la Motte
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 00-103-42
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Indigo violet standards; dark blackish purple falls, veining on upper 1/3
Beard Color: Orange in throat, white at end
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Approach Shot X 98-29-18: (Hello Darkness x Winterscape)

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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