Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Begley
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Seedling Number: G.1.SS
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Rose standards; wine burgundy falls, rose rim, burgundy lined white spot near beards
Beard Color: Gold, white at end
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997

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: G.1: (Latin Lover x Splash o' Wine) X Sooner Serenade

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date: 2019-10-31
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date: 2019-11-06
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date: 2019-11-06
Location: Zone7b East Tenn
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2019-05-01
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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