Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: DD 483-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Bloom Color Description: Claret purple
Beard Color: Blue purple
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2001
John C. Wister Medal: 2003
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 1999

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: T 869-2, Rosette Wine sib, X Y 682-2: (T 453-B, Thriller sib, x T 449-A: ((Master Touch x ((((Alpenrose x Anthem) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama)) x ((Alpenrose x Brigadoon) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama))) x Rondo)) x (J 411-B, Sailor's Dance sdlg., x ((G 1517-B x Neptune's Pool) x Royal Regency sib))))
Child plants: 32 child plants

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  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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