Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Ernst
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: T607-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light golden tan standards, lavender infusion; lavender falls, 1/8" golden tan border, gold shoulders, white infusion near beards
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1989
Award of Merit: 1993

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: R79-120: (Countryman x Outreach) X G77-42: (Mary Frances x Lombardy)
Child plants: 65 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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