Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lorena Reid
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 87J19-3
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 24-36 inches (76-91 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Bloom Color Description: Pale mauve standards, deeper mauve veining; white falls, mauve veins nearly to edge, mauve halo, lemon signal veined deep gold
Style Arm Color: Deep mauve edged lighter

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Springtime Showers X Springtime Snow

Common names
  • Japanese Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-30
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-30

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