Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jane McKnew
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 1-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Violet standards; dark violet falls, white spray pattern around beards
Beard Color: White, tipped violet, yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Violet, streaked darker on midline
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996
Award of Merit: 1999

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: Titan's Glory X Violet Miracle

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-10-17
first year blooming
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-09-30
Thanks Mika - three weeks after transplanting, first bloom on two
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2015-11-20
November rebloom
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2018-10-14
this morning
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-05-24
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2015-05-28
- A fragrant Rebloomer.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-05-12
- Great form, with interesting beard and shoulder contrast.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-05-11
- Full of flair and perfume.
Photo by Betja
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-10-11
October rebloom
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2020-05-27
all three of these purple/red iris bloomed for the first time tod
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-09-09
Thanks Mika - photo taken just before transplanting entire clump
Location: Bed B
Date: 2022-05-21
shady
Location: Bed B
Date: 2022-05-22
sunny
Location: South garden
Date: 2016-05-27
Location: Back yard
Date: 2017-05-14
First bloom of any iris this year
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2017-04-15
Vigorous, multiple repeat bloomer
Location: Back yard
Date: 2016-05-03
overcast, no flash
Location: bamboo bed
Date: 2019-05-09
late morning light
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2017-05-29
Location: West border
Date: June 2015
Location: Michigan-my garden
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-10-11
October rebloom
Location: Back yard
Date: 2017-05-14
First bloom of any iris this year
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2017-04-11
clump!
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-04-17
Location: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Date: 2020-05-02
Location: bamboo bed
Date: 2019-05-09
late morning light
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-12
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2021-05-17
smells soo good!
Photo by coboro
Photo by Betja
Location: My garden, Bend, OR
Date: 2016-10-09
Blooming two months after tranplanted.
Location: McKinney, TX
Date: 2018-04-23
Tall Bearded Iris 'Rosalie Figge'
Location: Waxhaw, NC
Date: 2020-04-07
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 4000-02-04
Location: Bed B
Date: 2022-05-22
sunny
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-05-25
This is the 2nd year for this one and it reblooms.  Tons of bloom
Location: South garden
Date: June 2015
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-12
Location: lawn bed
Date: 2018-05-16
oregon
Location: Detroit Zoo Iris Garden 2014
Date: 2014-05-25
Photo courtesy of: Maia C
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Bed B
Date: 2022-05-21
shady
Photo by AlanJ
Location: Detroit Zoo Iris Garden 2013
Date: 2013-05-29
Photo courtesy of: Maia C
Location: lawn bed
Date: 2018-05-16
oregon
Photo by Betja
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-18
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-18
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-18
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-18
Location: Work area
Date: 2014-10-09
Recently purchased from Lowe's. I was impressed by all the offset

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2013-04-12
Location: Back yard
Date: 2016-05-07
Location: lawn bed
Date: 2018-05-16
oregon
Location: lawn bed
Date: 2018-05-16
oregon
Photo by Betja

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-18
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Comments:
  • Posted by Dodecatheon3 (Northwest Arkansas - Zone 6b) on Dec 26, 2013 9:25 AM concerning plant:
    Most growers/suppliers list this as a dependable reblooming iris.
  • Posted by Polymerous (South San Francisco Bay Area - Zone 9b) on Apr 9, 2016 12:14 AM concerning plant:
    This is being sold by Greenwood Garden as 'Frequent Violet'. Their website has the notation "(R. Figge)" after the name 'Frequent Violet' in their plant list. I asked them if this ('Frequent Violet') was the same plant as 'Rosalie Figge', and they said "yes".
  • Posted by OldGardener (So Cal - Zone 10b) on Apr 17, 2013 10:38 AM concerning plant:
    Is fragrant, also.
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