Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Magee
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: 8248
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (71 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Pale blue standards; ivory falls, light violet plicata pattern on edge
Beard Color: Henna
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992
Award of Merit: 1994
John C. Wister Medal: 1997

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: 8038A: (((Cook 2754 x Claudia Rene) x Orchid Brocade) x A. Johnson 70220B: (After All x Moon River)) X Capricious
Child plants: 58 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Photo by Misawa77
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2016-06-18
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-05-01
Side-view
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 15.06.2016
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-30
Early evening!
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-21
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-05-01
Such a beautiful and subtle iris. I LOVE it.
Location: Twisp
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2018-05-08
Acoma (McGee 1960)
Location: Wiesbaden - Germany
Date: 2014-05-12
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-29
Just opening. Truly beautiful!
Location: Henry County, Virginia
Date: 2019-04-30
Early morning!
Location: Jones OK,
Date: April 2015
Acoma
Location: Home
Date: 2016-05-15
Photo by avmoran
Location: Wiesbaden - Germany
Date: July 10. 2012
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 15.06.2016
Location: Thelma's Iris Garden
Date: 2016-05-01
Location: SW Row 3-11
Date: 4-3-16
This iris gets more shade, still a lovely combination of color
Location: Wiesbaden - Germany
Date: 2014-05-03
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2018-05-23
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Jones OK,
Date: 2014
Acoma
Location: Wiesbaden - Germany
Date: July 10. 2012

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Wiesbaden - Germany
Date: 2014-05-12
Location: Keller, Texas ,USA
Date: Spring
Acoma in Texas

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-04
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Wiesbaden - Germany
Date: July 10. 2012
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Plant Events from our members
chelle On September 29, 2015 Transplanted
Center of raised bed in old veggie patch.
Barbalee On September 25, 2016 Obtained plant
from Dan. In back brick bed
Hajue On May 23, 2018 Bloomed
Hajue On June 10, 2016 Bloomed
Erstblüte. 2017 keine. Umgepflanzt 04.07.2017.
Hajue On July 21, 2015 Transplanted
Erstpflanzung; Cadeau
UndyingLight On April 29, 2019 Bloomed
Bloomed April 29th, 2019
UndyingLight On August 25, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted August 24th, 2018
RachaelHunter On September 6, 2022 Obtained plant
Cayeux
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