Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1974
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1975
Seedling Number: T2597C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pink
Beard Color: Light coral red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1976
Award of Merit: 1978
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1982

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: Cherub Choir X Pink Taffeta
Child plants: 211 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-17
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Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2022-05-25
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Location: My Gardens
Date: May 27, 2014
In Partial Shade

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Location: my yard
Date: 2024-04-11
Location: my yard
Date: 2020-04-09
with Luxor Gold in the background

Date: 2022-04-26
Looks peachy pink, photo captured in morning sun.
Location: my yard
Date: 2022-04-28
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-17
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2015-05-28
Location: Jones OK,
Date: April 2015
Vanity
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 27, 2014
In Partial Shade
Location: My iris bed on west side 
Date: 2020-03-31
1st bloom since planted 2018. Such a soft pink.
Location: my yard
Date: 2020-04-02
04/02/2020
Location: my yard
Date: 2023-04-12
always the first to bloom in my yard
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 18, 2015
Finally A Little Sunlight!

Spring 2009
Uploaded by Snork
Location: My Gardens
Date: June 1, 2008
Dykes Metal 1982: A Very Worthy Iris!
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 25, 2007
An Outstanding Iris From An Outstanding Hybridizer
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2009-05-21
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-21
Location: southeast Ohio
Date: 2017-05-07
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-28
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-18
Location: my yard
Date: 2017-04-01
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 28, 2017
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-28
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2005-04-24
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Lathrop mo
Date: 2021-05-18
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Uploaded by Betja
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Uploaded by avmoran
Location: Jones OK,
Date: 2014
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Location: Overland Park Arboretum in Overland Park, KS
Date: 2009-05-18

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2016-04-10
Location: southern KY
Date: 2018-05-10
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-15
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