Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: 02-81A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Blackish port wine standards shaded red brown, slight light yellow ground showing in lower center; falls have blackish port wine edge and striations, intense dandelion gold
Beard Color: Mustard yellow
Style Arm Color: Java brown, slight yellow lace points
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014
John C. Wister Medal: 2016

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: 98-204q: (98-204H: (Charleston x 92-44A: (87-26A: (Rosarita x 82-11K: (78-81A: (Rancho Rose x 75-113B: (71-12C, sibling to Flamenco x 71-43D: (68-17B, sibling to Roundup x April Melody))) x Gigolo)) x Power Surge)) X Drama Queen
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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very nice by robertduval14 Mar 22, 2014 3:42 PM 2

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