Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Ernst
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: JF169-11-11
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Blended red violet and blue violet standards; violet falls, blended whiter from beard tip to rim, faint bluish center stripe, bluish at end
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Violet
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998

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: F169-11: (Afternoon Delight x (Ringo x (Cranberry Ice x Grand Waltz))) X F123-2: (Afternoon Delight x Edna's Wish)

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Date: 2007-06-03
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Date: 2008-06-16
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Location: Missouri
Date: 2011-05-19

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