Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Eva Faught
Year Of Registration: 1946
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1948
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1948
Award of Merit: 1950

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 4E 1: (Purissima x B 31: (Purissima x Santa Barbara)) X (B 31 x Santa Clara)
Child plants: 90 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-22
Location: Paris, France
Date: 28/05/15

Date: c. 1953
photo from the 1953 catalog, Milliken Gardens, Arcadia, Californi
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17

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