Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: D. Steve Varner
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Seedling Number: 097
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Description: Deep beige brown, rosy overlay and 1/4" beige brown edge on falls
Beard Color: Light tangerine

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: 4322: (60-92 x Royal Ruby) X 3351: (Illini Gold x Rainbow Gold)
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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