Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Swearengen
Year Of Registration: 1964
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1966
Seedling Number: 34
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Light violet halo around signals, deepening to royal purple
Style Arm Color: White, tipped royal purple, short white veins

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Frances Horton X Imperial Robe

Common names
  • Japanese Iris
  • Iris

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