Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: Q-505-A
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 20 inches (51 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards washed violet blue; white falls lined violet blue
Beard Color: White, tipped burnt orange
Style Arm Color: Violet blue
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Ruby Eruption X Momentous Occasion

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Location: Home garden
Date: 2018-04-15
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-09
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2020-05-01
Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7A
Date: Spring 2013
Iris Line Drive
Photo by Serjio
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2020-03-28
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Photo by UndertheSun
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: Russia, Krasnodar region, Novokubansk
Date: 2022-05-04
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 4,2021
Always does great...this was moved last fall, still putting on a
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2019-05-04
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: March 27, 2012
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-04-24
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-09
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April 10,2019
Planted last year..LOVE the intense color
Location: My property in Idaho
Date: Photo taken May 30, 2022
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-08
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: April8,2021
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-03-27
Location: Egg Harbor City, NJ
Date: May 2019

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
Location: Long Island 
Date: 5/12/2022
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
A cool dry spring has resulted in late blooms this year in the UK
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-04-24
Location: My garden
Line Drive  IB
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
Line Drive certainly has the wow factor!
Photo by Betja
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2013-04-07
Photo by Betja
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: March 27, 2012

Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
Photo by Betja
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shizen On September 2, 2016 Obtained plant
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