Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: TC175B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Deep purple over white standards; deep purple bar across hafts and wide deep purple black band on white falls, slight purple center stripe
Beard Color: Purple, hairs tipped orange
Style Arm Color: Deep purple
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016
Award of Merit: 2019

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: TY114AA: (Blackberry Tease x Keppel 98-204A: (98-204H: (Charleston x 92-44A: (87-26A: (Rosarita x 82-11K: (78-81A: (Rancho Rose x 75-113B: (71-12C: (68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x 71-43D: (68-17B: (Montage x April Melody) x April Melody))) x Gigolo)) x Power Surge))) X TY43AA: (High Master x Blackberry Tease)
Child plants: 9 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Mid-America Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2016-05-05

Date: 2014-05-23
Location: Glenara Gardens
Date: 2016-05-27
AIS 2016 Convention Garden Tour
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Date: 2021-05-19

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Location: Wilhoit, AZ
Date: 2023

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