Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: I 551-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Pure white
Beard Color: Lemon to near white
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982
Award of Merit: 1984

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: E-275-A: (Crinkled Joy x B 696-AA) X Grand Waltz
Child plants: 131 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Home garden
Date: 2018-05-10
Uploaded by tveguy3
Location: BC
Date: June 2014
Uploaded by floweraddictnc
Uploaded by tveguy3
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2018-06-03
Location: Piney Woods Iris
Date: 2002-10-30
laced cotton

Date: 2015-05-20
Location: Weiser, ID
Date: 2015 season
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2016-04-24
Location: Wilhoit, AZ
Date: 2023

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
  • Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Sep 11, 2015 4:20 PM concerning plant:
    Laced Cotton is often listed as pure white. While it is mostly white, if you look at the hafts you will see some purple haft marks. I have read a number of times that it is actually a plicata with little or no plicata markings.

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