Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 96-252A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Purple standards, near-white edge; deep purple falls in center grading lighter, lighter veins, thin white edge, white area and ray pattern around beard
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Purple, lighter lip and center
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003
Award of Merit: 2005
John C. Wister Medal: 2007

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: Clarence X Mind Reader
Child plants: 23 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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