Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: K96-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Near white standards flushed oyster and violet at midrib; oyster falls overlaid with lavender wash, all over ray pattern of deeper violet extending to petal edges and into hafts, apricot haze around beard
Beard Color: Apricot and violet, tipped white

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: Fogbound X Starring
Child plants: 19 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2016-05-23
Location: full sun - zone 7
Date: 2023-06-03
Location: Willamette Valley Oregon
Date: 2014-05-11
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-05-26
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2016-05-01
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-05-14
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2021-05-07
TB Iris Reckless In Denim
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-26
Iris Reckless in Denim
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-06-01
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2011-05-31
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Photo by tveguy3
Location: Richlands, NC
Date: 2022-05-02
Location: Bytom/Poland/
Date: 2014-05-25
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2013-05-28
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2022-06-04
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-23
Photo by tveguy3

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-25
Photo by tveguy3
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja

Date: 2014-11-08

Date: 2017-11-13

Photo courtesy of Iris Sisters Farm, used with permission
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-23
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja

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