Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marvin Davis
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: N2-A25-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Chocolate plum standards, gold influence; light violet falls, darker center streak, 1/4" tan band, hafts bright brown
Beard Color: Mustard
Style Arm Color: Blended purple and gold
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight

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: Syncopation X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 7 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2016-05-13

Tall bearded iris 'American Maid'
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-21
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2019-05-25
Location: My garden
Date: June 6, 2019
Location: Vancouver,  WA 
Date: 2018-05-19
5 19 2018

Date: 2012-05-25
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-05-08
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: Spring 2021
Location: Maryland
Date: 2020-05-25
Location: Maryland
Date: 2017-05-29
2017 bloom
Location: Indiana

Date: 2016-05-08
Location: OHIO
Date: 5-24-14

Date: 2012-05-17
Location: Vacaville, CA
Date: 2010-04-28
Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm,
Location: Indiana
Date: 2013 spring
Tall bearded iris 'American Maid'
Uploaded by Muddymitts
Uploaded by brettbarney73
Location: Indiana
Date: May 2013
American Maid tall bearded iris
Location: Indiana
Date: May 2013
American Maid tall bearded iris
Uploaded by Muddymitts
Uploaded by irisloverdee
Location: Missouri
Date: 2011-05-24

Date: 2012-05-16

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  • Posted by diggit (southeast Indiana - Zone 6a) on May 27, 2013 11:36 PM concerning plant:
    The photo by diggit is taken of a freshly opened bloom late in the evening on a cloudy day. The color combination is astonishing. Now if we could get Ghio form and fashion on this...........
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