Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 99-168B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Light blue
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Light blue standards; vervain falls blending to parchment toward edge, darker at haft
Beard Color: White, tipped orange vermillion
Style Arm Color: Light blue
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 93-63F: (Magharee x Overjoyed) X 93-77A: (89-99A: (Witch's Wand x Witches' Sabbath) x Romantic Evening)
Child plants: 7 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
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Iris Legerdemain
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Date: May
Tall bearded iris 'Legerdemain'
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-06-03
Photo by Betja

Date: Spring 2014
Iris Legerdemain
Photo by tveguy3
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04
Photo by tveguy3
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-06-03

Date: 2012-06-01
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2016-04-30
Photo by tveguy3

Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2014-04-29

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2011-06-02

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