Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Shull
Year Of Registration: 1923
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1923
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1922

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
Child plants: 54 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: From my  garden. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-01
Location: From my  garden. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-04
Location: From my  garden. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-04

Date: 2015-02-14

Date: 2015-02-14
Location: From my garden. Poland.
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi

Date: c. 1935
photo ['Morning Splendour' is top left] from the 1935 catalog, Ro
  • Posted by MargieNY (NY - Zone 7a) on Feb 14, 2015 2:29 PM concerning plant:
    I bought this iris a number of years ago. The photos were taken in the shade. Please do a google search for a comparison (the center photo). Type the words "historic iris photos morning splendor".

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