Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: E112-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
White
Flower Patterns: Amoena
Bloom Color Description: White standards, faint creamy midrib; coffee pink falls, blended light pastel lavender blaze, 1/8" white edge
Beard Color: 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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: B178-2: (Wild Vision x Imprimis) X About Town
Child plants: 24 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Hobart, Tasmania
Date: 2017-11-01
Tall Bearded Iris " Coffee Whispers "
Uploaded by Lestv
Location: Lundby, Denmark, EU
Date: 2019-06-04
Full sun
Location: Zone 6
Date: 2024-05-15
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2014-05-12
Location: Indiana
Date: May
Coffee Whispers tall bearded iris
Location: Lundby, Denmark, EU
Date: 2019-06-04
Full sun
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2016-05-10
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-14
Location: East facing garden zone 6b
Date: May 2023
First bloom of 2023 after a strange spring. It's increased well a
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-16
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-05-02
Location: Bensenville IL
Date: 2015-05-28
TB Iris 'Coffee Whispers'
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-16
Location: my yard
Location: Australia
Date: 2020-10-16
Location: Australia
Date: 2020-10-10
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2016-04-23
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-05-02
Uploaded by Lbsmitty
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-13

Date: 2015-10-31
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: May 17, 2020
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-09
Uploaded by mattsmom
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: May 2015
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: May 2015
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: Front center garden, Zone 6b
Date: May 17, 2020

Date: 2014-04-23
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2016
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2023-06-04

Date: 2010-01-14
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-09
Uploaded by mattsmom

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2016-11-11
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: Spring 2021

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers
Uploaded by avmoran
Location: Australia
Date: 2023-11-08
Coffee whispers
Location: Weiser, ID
Date: 2014 season
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2023-06-04

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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chelle On September 30, 2015 Transplanted
Raised bed in old veggie patch, S side near the center of the row. Two plants.
May be one more plant out there...somewhere.
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ILD before compost sale
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