Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Bryce Williamson
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: 65773
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, sanded into a solid methyl violet band; white falls, methyl violet edge
Beard Color: Lemon, tipped blue white
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
Award of Merit: 1987
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1990

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: 474-1: (Charmed Circle x Kiss) X Iris Nelson 34-74A: (Smoke Rings x Decolletage)
Child plants: 30 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: March 27, 2015
Photo by pinkiris

Date: 2016-05-17

Jesse's Song
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 16, 2015
On This Rainy Morning
Photo by AFlowerChild
Photo by pinkiris
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2019-05-18
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 23, 2014
In Moderate Shade
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-03-28
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2016-03-20
Zone 9b. first flower.
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-05-05
Photo by Misawa77

Date: 2016-05-17

Date: 2019-05-30
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 20, 2011
One Of The Earliest
Location: My Gardens
Date: 2011-05-22
A Great Old Iris

Photo 5/7/10
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: Spring 2012

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-04-22
Location: texas zn.7
Date: 2017-04-01
Multiples well & reblooms in my No.Texas Garden
Location: Colleyville Texas Zone 8a
Date: 2015-04-07
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: Spring 2014
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-05-06
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Photo by pinkiris
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 25, 2014
Late Afternoon Sunlight

Date: 2015-05-05
Location: Elizabeth, CO
Date: 2017-06-08
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 23, 2014
In Moderate Shade
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-06-04
Dykes Medal Winner...oldie but goodie
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2010-05-17
Location: Hanover PA
Date: 05-11-2015
Location: Central Texas 76844
Date: April 2000
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-10
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-13

Jesse's Song
Photo by avmoran
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: March 29, 2015
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: March 29, 2015
Photo by Muddymitts

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-06-01
Location: Central Texas 76844
Date: Apr 11, 2008

Date: April 2012
A tight bud, an unfurling bud and an open bloom.
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: March 26, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: NC
Date: Sep 14, 2010 1:24 PM
a great performer
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2012
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