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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Uploaded by Neela
Location: Russia, Krasnodar region, Novokubansk
Date: 2017-05-13
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2022-04-14. Evening Light after the rain.
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-04-11
Location: My Gardens
Date: 5-19-18 About 8:15 PM Sunlight
Close Up View In Direct Sun
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2014-04-04
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2016-05-04

Splashacata
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2020-03-06
Purple-based foliage on this one is definitely PURPLE!
Location: Home garden
Date: 2016-03-27
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2022-04-09
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-14
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2022-05-24
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-05-03
Uploaded by Betja
Location: Fort Worth Tx
Date: 2010-04-21
Iris \"Splashacata\"
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 17, 2015
In Windy Overcast Conditions

Date: 2014-05-21
Uploaded by MaryDurtschi
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2005-08-19
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Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-05-22
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: 2018-04-12
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-05-03

Splashacata

Splashacata Growing By Celestial Explosion
Location: My garden
Date: 2016-06-13
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2022-04-09
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Fort Worth Tx
Date: 2010-04-20
Iris \"Splashacata\"
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-04-11
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-04-11
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-05-11
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, Canada
Date: 2014-06-05
Uploaded by tveguy3
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 2, 2012
In Bright Morning Sunlight
Location: Hanover PA
Date: 2020-05-13
Location: Catheys Valley California
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 25, 2014
Close Up View Late Afternoon
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 26, 2014
Close Up View Early Afternoon
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2018-04-10
Uploaded by tveguy3
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-03
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Uploaded by MaryDurtschi
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2004-04-17
Uploaded by Betja
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-15
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-05-16
Heat curling the petals...
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-15
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
Everyone loves Splashacata!

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: April 22, 2012
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: April 18, 2012
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-17
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-05-12
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-05-12
closeup
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-05-12
top view
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-09-08
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2005-08-21
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Uploaded by avmoran

Splashacata
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-15
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2010-05-17
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Apple Valley, CA
Date: 2015-05-06
Potted Splashacata
Uploaded by Betja
Uploaded by Misawa77
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Location: Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid.
Date: May
credit: Cillas

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
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