Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Pat Otterness
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: Z-179
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Description: Pale apricot tan standards, gray purple midrib line; rose purple falls veined wine, 1/4" apricot tan edge, hafts white veined wine
Beard Color: Bright gold to apricot, extreme end white
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Silverado X Amethyst Dancer
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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