Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1981
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1981
Seedling Number: I 336-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Light silvery blue standards; dark inky blue falls, lightly marked eye zone, paler shadings beside beards
Beard Color: Lemon to light gold
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985

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 20-1: (Blue Mountains x Marvalon) X F 416-A
Child plants: 20 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Night Edition
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2012
Location: NW Row 2-5
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The cooler grown iris take an extra year or two to settle in and
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Date: April 2012
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2012
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Date: 2015 season

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