Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1989
Seedling Number: D1-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: White standards, edge lightly infused pale violet; white falls suffusing to deep bright amethyst violet edge
Beard Color: White, tipped tangerine with fuzzy white horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991
Award of Merit: 1994
John C. Wister Medal: 1998
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1998

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: B-37-10: (Sky Hooks x Condottiere) X Alpine Castle
Child plants: 253 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-05-02

In low light after sunset, the purple takes on more of a blue hue
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-05-31
Location: Arlington, TN
Location: my yard
Date: 2018
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: April 24, 2018
Uploaded by Ladylovingdove
Location: Cloverly, Maryland
Date: May 26, 2016
Conjuration
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2014-04-21

Date: 2008-06-21
Uploaded by Ladylovingdove

Date: 2019-05-28

Conjuration
Location: Pleasants Valley Iris Farm, Vacaville CA
Date: 2011-05-04
Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm, www.irisfarmer.com
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-06-05
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2019-04-27
my 2019 blooms surpase my 2018 blooms.  Very tall stalks too
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-05-31
Uploaded by brettbarney73
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2013-06-02
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-05-27

Date: 2019-05-28
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: April 24, 2018
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Location: Mrs. Z's Garden, Kelowna B.C. 
Date: 2007-05-30
 6:57 am. A vibrant beauty.
Uploaded by Betja
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: 2016-04-09

Conjuration
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2020-05-09
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-27
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-06-01
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2003-09-16
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: Spring 2014
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-24
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

Conjuration
Uploaded by Val1
Location: Botanical Garden, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia
Date: 2021-05-23
Iris BE 'Conjuration'
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2013-10-26

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm

Date: 2020-05-20
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2007-05-26
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Uploaded by HighdesertNiki
Uploaded by Henhouse
Location: Wisconsin
Date: Spring 2014
www.damongardens.com
Location: Canoga Park, California
Date: 2012-04-24

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: southern KY
Date: 2018-05-10
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-05-06
Uploaded by Val1

Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Wilhoit, AZ
Date: 2023
Location: Wilhoit, AZ
Date: 2023
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