Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Edward Essig
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Flower Patterns: Self
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1939
Award of Merit: 1940

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Shining Waters X (New Albion x (Miss Willmott x Sherbert))
Child plants: 36 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: c. 1946
illustration from the 1946 catalog, Cooley's Gardens, Silverton,

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