Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: I53C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Bright medium yellow standards; falls with small gold patch either side of beards, blending to plum on haft, blending outward to medium violet, violet tan, with narrow gilt gold marginal band, short blue line below beard
Beard Color: Gold
Style Arm Color: Medium yellow gold
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006
Award of Merit: 2009

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: F154A: (C52E: (Witches' Sabbath x In Town) x Flying Carpet) X D61A: (Skyblaze x Tom Johnson)
Child plants: 22 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Iowa

Date: 2020-05-11
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-15
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-04-16
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-18
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-13
Location: Gabe's Iris Gardens Charlotte, NC
Date: 2016-04-29
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-14
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: Keith Keppel's Garden
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Cisco, Tx
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 30, 2017
Location: Panama Illinois
Date: 2022-05-15
Location: Iowa
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2020-04-18
Iris In Living Color
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-04-16
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2019-04-15
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-10
Iris In Living Color
Photo by Lbsmitty
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: my garden
Date: 2016-04-23
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-05-31
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2021-04-28
TB Iris In Living Color
Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: Zone 7 Knoxville
Date: 2018-05-06
Photo by Cuzz4short

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Gorgeous photos! by virginiarose Sep 7, 2020 4:56 PM 1

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