Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Pat Otterness
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: A-76
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Bishops violet aging lighter, falls with cranberry brown shoulder veining
Beard Color: Old gold
Style Arm Color: Bishops violet with white lip
Fragrance: Slight
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 Beginnings

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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