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: 39 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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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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