Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: 05-036-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Yellow standards; yellow falls, red edge and veins, varying degrees of mottling
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Yellow
Fragrance: Slight

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: Bold Vision X Ghio 98-3F: ((Vizier x 94-177N2: (92-71F2: (Enhancement x (((Just Married x Caption) x (Designer Gown x (78-221U x ((Artiste x Tupelo Honey) x ((Malaysia x Carolina Honey) x 73-122Z: (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x (Reta Fry x New Moon)))))))) x Winning Smile)) x 92-305T: (Battle Royal x ((84-133C3 x ((Homecoming Queen x 76-110BB) x (80-80P: (Orangerie x 76-181J: (((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x (((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Homecoming Queen)) x 80-208: ((Artiste x Tupelo Honey) x ((Malaysia x Carolina Honey) x 73-122Z: (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering))))))) x 88-129-R2: ((82-135-T4: (Just Married x Caption) x 82-16G: (((72-92R: ((Ponderosa x Debby Rairdon) x (Show Time x San Leandro)) x 72-88R: ((Ponderosa x New Moon) x Aloha)) x ((Princess x (Pink Sleigh x (Opening Round x Champagne Music))) x (Louise Watts x (Ghost Story x Ponderosa)))) x ((((Sorcerer's Apprentice x Sea of Stars) x ((((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x Ponderosa) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Crystal Dawn) x ((Entourage x Mandolin) x Crystal Dawn)))) x Lightning Bolt))))) x Starring))

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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