Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: 92-25-06-RE
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Rosy violet standards, white showing in center; white falls, rosy violet band
Beard Color: White, tipped violet at end and gold in throat
Style Arm Color: Rosy violet, edges lemon yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001
Award of Merit: 2003

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Jesse's Song X Earl of Essex
Child plants: 14 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-27
In the sahde of the morning!
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2016-03-27

Date: 2022-05-16
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-23
So pretty!
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: mid May 2019
Spectacular colour and markings - very profuse flowering
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 25, 2014
Close Up In Mild Sunlight
Location: Clymer, PA
Date: 2017-10-15
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 15, 2015
Second TB To Bloom 2015
Location: Hanover PA
Date: May 12th 2013
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2022-05-11

Photo 5/3/10
Location: Clymer, PA
Date: 2017-10-15
Fall blooms
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)

Date: 2021-05-23
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2019-06-18
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-23
Unfurling...
Photo by Misawa77
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2004-04-19
Location: My Gardens
Date: June 8, 2008
Nice Iris, Good Growth Habits
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-19
Colour showing!
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: mid May 2019

Date: 2020-05-04
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-03
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: Spring 2017
Location: In my garden, Lansing, IA
Date: 2023-05-24
Location: In my garden, Lansing, IA
Date: 2023-05-22
Photo by Betja

Date: 2021-05-13
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-25
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-05-19

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2018-05-11
Location: my garden ; frt WG master bedroom window
Date: 2017-07-27
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: Early June 2021
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-19
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
 "Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."

Date: 2020-05-10
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2015-12-01

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-05
Location: From my garden. Poland.
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-13
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-17
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.

Date: 2020-05-04
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2018-05-20

Date: 2003-04-17
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

Date: April
credit: Renee C. Fraser
Photo by huneybunch_2000

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Comments:
  • Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 23, 2012 10:21 AM concerning plant:
    Strong grower and reliable spring bloomer, but has never rebloomed here (zone 5b)
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