Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: Y6-6
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Rose
Silver/Grey
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Icy oyster standards; smoky rose falls
Beard Color: Bronze tangerine
Fragrance: Slight

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: ((Inca Queen x (Tranquil Star x (Love Chant x Festive Skirt))) x Amber Snow) X ((Alpine Journey x Beachgirl) x ((Beachgirl x (Tranquil Star x Coral Strand)) x (Persian Smoke x Chimbolam)))
Child plants: 37 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Lundby, Denmark, EU
Date: 2019-06-04
Full sun
Location: Lundby, Denmark, EU
Date: 2019-06-04
Full sun

Imprimis
Location: Home
Date: 2014-05-15
Location: Utah
Date: 2017-05-13
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-06
Photo by TBGDN
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2022-10-27

Bright Morning Sunlight May 20, 2009
Location: My Gardens
Date: May, 2009
From Down Under: Very Nice!
Location: Hanover PA
Date: 5/12/2011
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 23, 2014
Close Up View In Bright Sunlight
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 24, 2014
Close Up View Late Afternoon

Date: 2015-04-30

Imprimis In Sunlight

Imprimis, TB, Blyth, 1993
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: May 2015
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: May 2015
Location: Australia
Date: 2018-10-11
Location: My Gardens
Date: May 24, 2014
Close Up View Late Afternoon
Photo by Misawa77
Photo by mattsmom
Photo by Misawa77

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Comments:
  • Posted by TBGDN (Indiana - Zone 5a) on Mar 27, 2011 6:10 PM concerning plant:
    I hesitate to add the last photo because of picture quality. My intent was to illustrate how TB's can fit in with other perennials.

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