Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 99-TB-06-01
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Sky blue, slightly lighter centers of falls
Beard Color: White, tipped golden yellow in middle and throat, frosty white at end
Style Arm Color: Sky blue, slightly lighter toward back
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
Award of Merit: 2010
John C. Wister Medal: 2013

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: Sudden Impact X Color Me Blue
Child plants: 11 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: My garden, Sweden
Date: May 2018
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2014-04-24
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2017-04-22
Location: My garden
Date: May 29, 2019
Allium 'Globemaster' in the distant background
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2017-04-22

Date: 2019-05-31
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2017-04-22
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-05-21

Photo 5/18/10
Location: Kentucky
Date: 2019-05-16
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-25
Location: Home
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2016-05-06
Location: My garden, Sweden
Date: May 2018
Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 06/02/2021
Location: iowa
Date: 2011-05-23
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-05-20
Photo by Dachsylady86

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2017-05-10
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-04-23
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Photo by Tienito
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2019-05-16
Absolute Treasure
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 31, 2014
In Blazing Sunlight
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2018-05-07
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-04-24

Date: 2020-05-16
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2018-06-06
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Garland, Utah
Date: June 7, 2022
Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-05-31
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2018-05-01
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-17
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2019-05-01
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2016-04-23
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-05-15
Location: Iowa
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2020-04-30
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2019-05-19
Absolute Treasure
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-26
Tall Bearded Iris Absolute Treasure
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-05-27
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2022-06-02
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2017-04-18
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-25
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 31, 2017
Location: my yard
Location: Superstition Garden - Cathey's Valley, CA
Date: April 18, 2015
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-05-02
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: Spring 2017
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 31, 2014
In Blazing Sunlight
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-16
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-05

Date: 2022-06-02

Date: 2014-04-27
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 30, 2017
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: 2016-04-13
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-25
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-04-23
Location: Paxton's garden
Date: 2020-05-12
Absolute Treasure
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-04-29 
Absolute Treasure with orange harvest and collage in background
Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-05-31
Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-06-02
Location: At Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2014-04-26
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-01
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-04
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-05-28
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2018-05-08
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-06
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-05-06
Metamorphosis to it's late colors
Photo by Tienito
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2016-05-05
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2019-05-10
Absolute Treasure
Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-05-31
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2017-05-10

 Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Gardens
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-21
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-06-02
Location: Home
Date: 2016-06-08
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2018-06-04

Date: 2013-05-16
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-23
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-25
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-21
Location: San Rafael, CA
Date: 2017-05-08
Buried in the substance of the plant
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Old veggie patch, raised bed, S side, eastern half.
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out of the shade!
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from pot to Small Asparagus Bed.
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Amendment to photo caption for absolute treasure and orange harvest by lilpod13 Oct 11, 2018 8:49 PM 1
Please switch this photo to the "bloom" gallery by DaisyDo May 14, 2020 7:56 PM 1

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