Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: TE7A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Very light ice blue standards; white falls, wide violet blue band
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Blue ice white
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2019
Award of Merit: 2022

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: Brilliant Idea X TC208B: (Stage Presence x Totally Tropical)
Child plants: 5 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: 2022-05-27
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Date: 2016-05-05

Date: 2016-05-10

Date: 2018-05-29
Location: Mid-America Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Date: 2016-05-05

Date: 2016-05-10
Location: Whitesboro, TX
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