Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Francis Rogers
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: FC-308-B
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Violet blue standards; violet blue falls
Beard Color: Light blue, yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Violet blue, lighter at top
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Ben R. Hager Cup: 2010

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Wintry Sky X Late Surprise

Common names
  • Border Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Meadowbrook Garden  Waukesha, Wisconsin
Date: 2010-06-03
slight hail damage to bloom

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