Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1962
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1962
Seedling Number: 5856-B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Pinkish violet
Beard Color: Vivid yellow

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: Benton Nigel X (Jake x 2930)

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: East Tennessee
Date: 2018-05-09
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."

Date: 2021-04-09
Image courtesy of Cayeux Iris
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