Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bonne Scott
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 9802502
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue flushed light blue, falls lighter at haft
Beard Color: Blue, light bluish yellow at end, 1.5" blue purple spoon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons

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: Best Bet X Bugles and Horns

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
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Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2022-05-05
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