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Hybridizer: Richard Cayeux
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 90132 A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (85 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pure light blue
Beard Color: Orange red

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: 8439 A: (Alizes x 8164: ((Condottiere x Metropolitan) x (Condottiere x Metropolitan))) X Skyblaze
Child plants: 14 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Menton, France
Date: 2018-04-27
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-04-28
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: May 2022
There are so many beautiful light blue iris, but I still love thi
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: Spring 2016
One of my favorites that doesn't seem to be well known. The flowe

Date: 2005-05-14
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: May 2022
Location: My garden
Date: May 2015
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: May 2022
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2018-04-24
TB Iris Princesse Caroline de Monaco
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: June 2019
One of my favorites. It really is pure light blue!

Date: 2016-11-08
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: May 23, 2022
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2005-08-15
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Photo by Betja
Location: Tamberg garden, Berlin, Germany 
Date: 2023-06-05
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2005-08-22
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Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2004-09-09
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Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-01
Location: Chailey Iris Garden, East Sussex, UK.

Date: 2010-05-23
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Tamberg garden, Berlin, Germany 
Date: 2023-06-05
Photo by CLUSIANA
Location:  Tamberg garden, Berlin, Germany
Date: 2023-05-29
Location: Tamberg garden, Berlin, Germany 
Date: 2023-06-05
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-02
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