Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: V-9783
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 21 inches (53 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Red purple standards, black highlights; plum falls, purple black overtones
Beard Color: Yellow, hairs based purple black, tips yellow
Style Arm Color: Red purple, violet stigmatic lip, yellow at base
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Royal Overtime X T-667: (Eagle's Spirit x Lavender Park)

Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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