Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: C208-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Bloom Color Description: Oyster grey standards, pinkish beige midrib flush; oyster grey falls overlaid and heavily veined rose grey
Beard Color: White, tipped bronze tangerine
Fragrance: Sweet

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: Z51A-1: ((Street Dancer x Surf Lady) x Curacao) X Z65-1: (W117-1: ((Alpine Journey x Beachgirl) x (Beachgirl x ((Tranquil Star x Coral Strand) x (Persian Smoke x Chimbolam)))) x X108-2: ((Touch of Bronze x Beachgirl) x ((Inca Queen x (Tranquil Star x (Love Chant x Festive Skirt))) x Amber Snow)))
Child plants: 57 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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