Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 93-38-08
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Very pale blue, aging white
Beard Color: Pale violet at end, white center section, tangerine in throat, with violet horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002

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: Classy Chassy X Art School Angel
Child plants: 6 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 25, 2009
An Older Photo From 2009
Location: Iowa
Date: 2022-06-10
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2017-04-05
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 25, 2011
A Nice Horned TB: Shown Here In Light Rain
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 30, 3015
Overcast: No Sun.
Photo by MargieNY
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 27, 2014
In Partial Shade
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: 2016-04-18

Photo 5/16/10
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 30, 2015
Overcast: No Sun.
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-06
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2008-05-26
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Photo by redheadclan
Photo by MargieNY

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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gardenglassgems On August 26, 2022 Potted up
Removed to be relocated.
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FFE-First year bloom.
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