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: 28 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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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