Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gordon Plough
Year Of Registration: 1980
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1981
Seedling Number: 75-28-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Description: Cobalt blue
Beard Color: Orange in throat, white at end

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: Sweetwater X 68-101-3: ((Wenatchee Skies x Azure Lace) x Coastline)

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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