Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: W18-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue
Beard Color: Yellow, tipped white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 1998
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2001
Franklin Cook Memorial 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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: N59-A: (J78-3: ((Cup Race x Tufted Cloud) x Sailor's Dance) x I 38-A: (Sapphire Hills x (Parisian Blue x (((Schreiner sdlg. x Harbor Blue) x (J 274-A x Violet Harmony)) x (Swan Ballet x Snowy Heron))))) X L 100-A: (I 144-G: (((((Black Onyx x N 371-1) x Grand Ball) x (Sterling Silver x (((Pierre Menard x (Blue Rhythm x Chivalry)) x Harbor Blue) x (Blue Sapphire x Harbor Blue)))) x unknown) x Neptune's Pool) x G 119-H: (A 587-1: ((L 474-2 x Prince Indigo) x (Licorice Stick x N 364-1)) X D 4-A: ((S 640-1 x Blue Chiffon) x (Blue Chiffon x P 1033-1))))
Child plants: 51 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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csandt On July 17, 2010 Obtained plant
Potted during hot weather; planted in September.
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Gorgeous!!!!! by csandt Jun 4, 2019 9:51 PM 2

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