Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 93-41-15
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Pallid violet standards; white falls, allover peppering of purple dots more concentrated at edge
Beard Color: White, pale violet at end, otherwise hairs tipped golden yellow
Style Arm Color: Pallid violet
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002
John C. Wister Medal: 2004
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2005
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 2003

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: Purple Pepper X 91-04: (Snowbrook x Jesse's Song)
Child plants: 31 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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