Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Hollingworth
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 87P1B6
Classification: Siberian
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Bloom Color Description: Medium to deep blue, large creamy yellow blaze aging to white on falls
Style Arm Color: Lighter blue, tinged red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992
Award of Merit: 1994
Morgan-Wood Medal: 1997

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Jewelled Crown X (82J3B1: (Superego x Anniversary) x 80U4C6: (78G2, colchicine induced: (Cambridge x unknown) x self))
Child plants: 15 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Siberian Iris

  • Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on May 28, 2016 10:50 PM concerning plant:
    Mine just took off this year, after a drier than usual March followed by a really wet April/May. The blooms are a dark, rich blue-violet, much deeper than the other photos seem to show... I'll have to see how my photos turn out.

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