Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: EE 293-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Lavender
White
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Lavender white standards; plum purple falls
Beard Color: Yellowish apricot
Style Arm Color: White and yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2001

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: AA 1382-1: (S 320-2: ((Gay Parasol x (B 960-AA: ((Opal Beauty x Melodrama) x Wine and Roses) x Breaking Dawn)) x Bristo Magic) x Sweeter than Wine) X Mulberry Punch
Child plants: 58 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Comments:
  • Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 10:33 AM concerning plant:
    Quite a nice iris in its own right, but will perhaps end up being best known for some of the great iris it has produced. Average grower, but reliable bloomer, here.

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