Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Austin
Year Of Registration: 1959
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1960
Seedling Number: 547
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Sdlg X Twilight Sky
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-20
First year bloom
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2019-04-22
In afternoon sun.
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2019-04-25
In sun, shade and with bud.
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-18
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-20
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-06-03.   8:35 PM
Backlit by setting sun.
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-20
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-18
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-20
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-18
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-06-03. 8:34 PM
Color influenced by setting sun.
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