Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Melba Hamblen
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: H78-38B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Description: Apricot pink; violet falls, blue undertone, rimmed tan
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Pink

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: (Sugarplum Fairy x Heavenly Harmony) X 76-38: (74-50B: ((Touche x (((Glittering Amber x Whole Cloth) x Lilac Champagne) x (Lilac Champagne x ((Glittering Amber x Frost and Flame) x (Promising x Frost and Flame))))) x Sienna Star sibling) x Instant Love)

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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