Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gerald Richardson
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: 04-13-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Lavender
Wine
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Pale lavender standards, thin gold rim; dark red falls, gold rim, pale sunburst pattern at beards
Beard Color: Gold orange
Style Arm Color: Pale lavender
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2017

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 01-24-3: (98-53-2: (Circus Top x Bubble Up) x Goldkist) X Wild Jasmine

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
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Location: My garden near Houghton Lake, MI
Date: 2019-06-12
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2017-04-30
Uploaded by Neela
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2020-04-17
Thanks Rob, this truly is a stunning iris.
Uploaded by Neela
Uploaded by Neela
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-04-18
Location: Miller's Manor Gardens, Canby, OR.
Date: 2015-05-21
AIS National Convention, Portland, OR -- Iris in Wonderland 2015
Location: East facing garden zone 6b
Date: May 2023
Repurchased after losing it in a move...maiden bloom on this rhiz
Location: Superstition Iris Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CA
Date: April 18, 2015
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: June 2020
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: June 2020
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Date: 4-12-2015
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2018-04-29
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2018-04-29
taken at Mystic Lake Gardens, Perris, CA
Location: Maryland
Date: 2020-05-11

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