Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: W-1781-A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 24 inches (61 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, heavily washed dark violet blue; bright white falls, dotted and edged dark violet blue, near black at edges
Beard Color: Old gold, hairs based pale violet, tips old gold
Style Arm Color: Violet blue, plum crests
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Snickers X Double Shot

Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: May 15th, 2018
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Early bloomer

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