Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Fred Stephenson
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 79-20
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32.25 inches (82 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Pale rosy lilac standards; white falls, narrow stippled pale rosy lilac edging, delicate dotted white pattern on hafts
Beard Color: White, tipped light orange, white horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: Darker rosy violet
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Miss Venus X Whirling Ruffles

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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