Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: G-14-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Chrome yellow standards edged sulphur yellow; white falls, veined and edged sulphur yellow
Beard Color: Tangerine, cream to chrome yellow spoon at end
Space Age Beard Appendages: Spoons
Style Arm Color: Sulphur yellow

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: Contrite X Sky Hooks
Child plants: 7 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2017-04-10
Location: Home garden
Date: 2017-04-12
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-08-25

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Date: 2014-04-21
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Location: southern KY
Date: 4000-05-23
Location: In my garden
Date: 2013-04-26
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-02-02
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