Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 99-116A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Peach standards, slight orchid basal infusion; medium violet falls, narrow pinkish buff edge
Beard Color: Light blue at end, base lavender white, carrot red in throat
Style Arm Color: Peach, orchid midrib
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2009
John C. Wister Medal: 2011
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2012
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 2007
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 2007

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: 96-45e: (Lotus Land x Fogbound) X Poem of Ecstasy
Child plants: 9 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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  • Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 8:36 PM concerning plant:
    Strong growing, heavy blooming variety. Great combination of colors.
Plant Events from our members
chelle On September 30, 2015 Transplanted
Raised bed in old veggie patch, S side near the center of the row.
chelle On July 26, 2015 Potted up
ILD before compost sale
RachaelHunter On May 26, 2022 Bloomed
RachaelHunter On July 24, 2021 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Very pretty! by Ridesredmule Nov 6, 2011 1:46 PM 1
The Iris is gorgeous. by DianaWest Feb 5, 2018 10:14 AM 1

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