Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 05-669A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Silver/Grey
Bloom Color Description: White standards, fine yellow edges; creamy grey falls washed violet blue, bronze gold shoulders
Beard Color: Purple black base, hairs tipped bronze, short fuzzy blue horns tipped gold
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: White, fine yellow edges
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: 03-812: (01-327: (98-303: (Natural Charm x Textronics) x Seeun Is Beleevun) x 01-238: (99-288: (96-206: (Part Prude x Triffid) x 97-610: (95-337: (Dauber's Delight x Open Arms) x Joan's Party)) x 99-620: (Thor's Lightning Bolt x Silver Trumpets))) X Serious Sighs
Child plants: 9 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2019-04-24
Fantastic beard on this one.
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2019-04-24
Just opening.

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