Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Larry Lauer
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: 89-7-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Canary yellow standards; blended lavender blue purple falls, yellow veining and edging
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped blue purple
Style Arm Color: Canary yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997
Award of Merit: 1999
John C. Wister Medal: 2002
President's Cup: 1996

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Best Bet X 87-29: (Edith Wolford x Denney 81-5-1: (((Pop O'Sha x McWhirter J71-27: (Sterling Silver x Babbling Brook)) x Winterscape) x Midnight Love Affair))
Child plants: 15 child plants

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Date: 2012-05-09
Location: Masterton New Zealand
Date: 2023-03-18
Reblooming Autumn New Zealand
Uploaded by dimson67
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2014-05-11
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Location: West Valley City, UT
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-05-25
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2017-04-10
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2022-05-13
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2019-04-12
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2019-04-11
Location: Wisconsin zone 5a
Date: 2019-06-09
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 8, 2015
Location: home garden VA
Date: 2019-04-29
JURASSIC PARK

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-06-08
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 9, 2015
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2020-05-24
my first tall one blooming this year.
Location: home garden VA
Date: 2020-04-24
Uploaded by Betja
Uploaded by mattsmom

Date: 2019-05-07
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2020-05-24
The bloom in the back has a 2 toned petal!
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Location: Australia
Date: 2021-10-21
Uploaded by Boxergirl
Location: home garden VA
Date: 2019-04-27
TBI CARIBBEAN CRUISE
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Uploaded by mattsmom
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 2014
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-14
Location: God's Garden - Atwater CA
Date: April 8, 2015
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Detroit Zoo Iris Garden 2013
Date: 2013-05-29
Photo courtesy of: Maia C

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: Australia
Date: 2022-10-25
Jurassic Park
Plant Events from our members
Zencat On May 9, 2017 Bloomed
Zencat On May 6, 2016 Bloomed
Zencat On May 3, 2015 Bloomed
Maiden bloom
piksihk On June 30, 2016 Transplanted
side back bed
JoChisholm On August 25, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
Jurassic Park reblooming this date.
Kahumingi On March 18, 2023 Bloomed
Rebloomed Autumn New Zealand, Jurassic Park has rebloomed for me on several occasions in past years.
Australis On January 17, 2024 Potted up
Australis On January 17, 2024 Obtained plant
Purchased from Rainbow Irises & Garden Nursery.
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