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 by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
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
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
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

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

  • 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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