Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: G-86-W
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Amaranth rose, golden tan on fall hafts
Beard Color: Orange, dark violet blue at end, dark violet blue horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2006

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Aaron's Dagger X Chanted
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery

Photo May 15, 2009
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-05-21
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2020-03-29
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2020-03-29
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 15, 2009
An Older Photo From 2009
Location: zone 10a socal
Date: 2021-04-10
clump shot
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 4-16-23
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Location: Home garden
Date: 2018-04-21

Photo May 15, 2009
Uploaded by Henhouse
Location: My garden in Ontario, Canada
Date: 2022-05-29
4 X 4 bloom
Location: zone 10a socal
Date: 2018-05-11
close-up of fantastic horn on beard
Location: My garden
Date: May 26, 2021
This plant is a beast!  Planted a single rhizome last July, it’
Uploaded by SherriRaye
Uploaded by avmoran
Location: Belmont garden - full sun
Date: 2015-05-17
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-05-21
Location: Granite Falls, WA
Date: 2013-06-11

interesting horns, only a few blooms had horns, others did not
Location: new albany, in
Location: Philadelphia
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: mid May 2019
A beautiful space-age that flowers generously, a true garden trea
Location: My Garden, Wickford, Essex, UK. 
Date: 2023-05-25
Location: Lundby, Denmark, EU
Date: 2019-05-31
Sun
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2019-04-30
Location: Michigan-my garden
Uploaded by pinkiris
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
Concertina looks so similar to Viper - don't plant them next to e
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-24
Uploaded by Henhouse

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
Location: Chailey Iris Garden, Sussex, UK
Date: 7 June 2021
Always lovely in the garden beds...
Location: Chailey Iris Garden, Sussex, UK
Date: 7 June 2021
Concertina is beautiful in a mass planting - the contrast of purp
Location: North Central TX Zone 8a
Date: 2018-09-13
Impulse purchase. Better get it planted soon.
Location: Cherry Tree, PA
Date: 5/27/2022
Uploaded by pinkiris

Concertina
Location: My Garden, Essex, UK. 
Date: 2024-05-06
Location: My Garden, Wickford, Essex, UK. 
Date: 2023-05-19
Location: Cawston, BC
Date: 2022-10-24
From Hillside Irises
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-04-25
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-05-28
Location: Tacoma, WA
Date: 2024-05-11
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Date: 3/17/17
Location: Arlington, TN
Date: 2023-04-25
Location: Belmont garden - full sun
Date: 2015-05-17
First bloom ever.
Location: Southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-24
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: May 22, 2017
Uploaded by mattsmom
Uploaded by Misawa77
Uploaded by Misawa77

Date: 2016-04-24

Date: 2012-01-14
Location: southern KY
Date: 4000-05-21
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2018-05-31
closeup of horn

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2017-04-11
One of my favorites
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2017-04-11
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-04-25
Location: Belmont garden extension.
Date: 2014-10-17
Ready for planting.
Uploaded by pinkiris
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Date: 3/17/17
Location: Belmont garden - full sun
Date: 2015-05-23
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-05
Taken just before sunset.
Location: Belmont garden - full sun
Date: 2015-05-17
Location: Clymer,PA
Date: 05/31/2018
Location: Home
Date: 2014-05-05

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Il.
Date: 2016-03-26

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Clymer,PA
Date: 05/23/2019

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
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