Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1906
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Photo by Neela
Photo by Neela
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2019-04-09
Historic iris introduced 1906 by Cayeux
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2019-04-15
Honoring Paris today because of the tragedy.
Photo by MargieNY

Iris dressed up as Viking warrior.
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-25
Photo by CLUSIANA
Photo by CLUSIANA
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17
Photo by CLUSIANA
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Photo by MargieNY
Photo by CLUSIANA

Image courtesy of Iris City Gardens

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