Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: S-2203-A
Classification: Border Bearded (BB)
Registered Height: 23 inches (58 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Yellow orange standards flushed pink purple at midrib; greyed orange falls, heavy red-purple wash, greyed orange rim
Beard Color: Greyed orange, tipped orange
Style Arm Color: Yellow orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: M-776-A: (Twice Told x Connie Sue) X Foreign Legion
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Border Bearded Iris

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Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2020-04-09
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2018-05-16
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-04-23
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2021-04-20
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2020-04-09
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2021-04-20
Location: my garden
Date: 2016-04-18
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-04-22
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-01-07
Received from Sutton's in July, 2018.  Six months later...  :-D
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-04-19
Photo by Betja
Location: in my garden
Date: 2014-04-29

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
Location: in my garden
Date: 2014-04-29

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
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