Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Bunnell
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: J89-1
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Antique brass standards speckled and veined maroon; white falls, intermittent veining, gold edge
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2015

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: Diploid
Parentage: Zula X G54-2: (D7-7: (Bumblebee Deelite x Oshel Blue) x unknown)

Common names
  • Miniature Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Washougal, WA
Date: 2019-05-17
Light shade
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-27
MTB Iris In My Veins
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-04-24
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris in WA
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: m
Date: 2015-05-21
Photo by coboro

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens

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