Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1977
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: I 195-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Ebony
Beard Color: Blue black
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978
Award of Merit: 1981

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: D754-1: (V435-1 x Y1560-15) X Navy Strut
Child plants: 75 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 12, 2015 Plant emerged
Several fans have started.
dragonfetti On January 14, 2015 Seeds sown
Planted in the glass tulip garden.
dragonfetti On January 12, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; $2.98.
VAMOJO On July 31, 2015 Obtained plant
KelliW On July 9, 2019 Bloomed
Blooming a bit later than my other tall bearded irises
KelliW On October 1, 2018 Obtained plant
MamaFan From May 17, 2020 to June 7, 2020 Bloomed
3 Weeks, but planted across 3 different parts of the yard
SkirtGardener On August 29, 2020 Obtained plant
RachaelHunter On January 1, 2022 Obtained plant
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