Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1968
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: 61-139Z
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Grayed yellow standards; blue falls, etched grayed yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1970

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: ((((Char-Maize x (Tiffanja x Blue Shimmer)) x ((Green Pastures x "Hilda" (Tiffanja x Mulberry Rose))) x Blarney Stone) X (Pretty Quadroon x Frosted Starlight)

Common names
  • Border Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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