Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson
Year Of Registration: 1953
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1956
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Cream
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Cream ground stippled burnt umber
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1956
Award of Merit: 1958

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: Sdlg 145A X Firecracker
Child plants: 70 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
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Photo by Cuzz4short

Image from 1958 Eden Road catalog.
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17

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