Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: R. E. Nichol by Jean Nichol
Year Of Registration: 1998
Seedling Number: R 256-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Bright tan gold standards, overall dark tan veining; deep tan falls, faint purple central flush
Beard Color: Bright tan
Style Arm Color: Pale gold
Fragrance: Slight

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: Carnaby X M 145-9: ((((Kilt Lilt x Autumn Leaves) x Show Biz) x (Port Lisbon x Show Biz)) x ((Sketch Me x Show Biz) x ((Kilt Lilt x Autumn Leaves) x Show Biz)))

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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