Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 90-67A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Dark Top
Bloom Color Description: Wistaria violet standards, slightly deeper base; light blue falls shaded deeper in heart, aging silvery blue white
Beard Color: Blue, goldenrod in throat
Style Arm Color: Light blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2001
John C. Wister Medal: 2003
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2004

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: In Reverse X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 57 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: 2020-05-25
Location: j c raulston arboretum, ncsu,  raleigh, north carolina
Date: 2023-04-17
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a
Date: 2020-05-31
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2019-04-27
Our puppy didn't edit it out this year!

Crowned Heads
Photo by Neela

Date: 2017-06-04
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 20, 2015
Cloudy, Cold & Temp 41°F!

Crowned Heads
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-04-29
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-05-11
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 29, 2013
Gorgeous; Dykes Medal 2004
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 21, 2017
Photo In Overcast & Clouds
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 21, 2017
Photo In Overcast & Clouds
Photo by Misawa77

Date: 2019-05-08
Location: Australia
Date: 2020-10-15
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-24
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 23, 2015
Early Morning Sunlight
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2013-04-15
Location: Southeast Indiana
Date: May
Tall bearded iris 'Crowned Heads'

Photo 5/24/10
Photo by tveguy3
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 20, 2015
Cloudy, Cold & Temp 41°F!
Location: Australia
Date: 2021-11-11
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: Wilhoit, AZ
Date: 2023
Location: From my  garden. Poland.
Date: 2017-06-01
Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon 
Date: 2015-04-28
Photo by CLUSIANA
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja
Location: Wisconsin
Date: Spring 2014
www.damongardens.com

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2010-05-21
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-21
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-21
Photo by CLUSIANA
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2017-05-22
Full sun, 91 degrees F 32.7 degrees C

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: East Tennessee
Date: 2018-05-04
Location: East Tennessee
Date: 2018-05-04
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2008-05-30
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Knoxville, TN
Photo by Misawa77
Location: My Gardens
Date: June 5, 2008
A Single Bloom

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2012-10-31

Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
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Location: New Zealand
Date: 2014-11-22

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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Comments:
  • Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 11:41 AM concerning plant:
    Beautiful iris, but a somewhat slow grower here, and seems to only bloom every other year.
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