Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: RE4889StpPc
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 8: 10° to 20°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, lightly peppered blue violet to solid edge; white falls, bold lines radiating from beard, blue violet plicata edge
Beard Color: White
Style Arm Color: Deep violet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994

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: T3711Pc: (Space Odyssey x Socialite) X Earl of Essex
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Uploaded by evermorelawnless
Location: Hanover PA
Date: 2017-04-29
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2016-07-23
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2020-10-31
Location: Garden that used to be my lawn
Date: 2017-05-14
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2017-04-15
Tall Bearded Iris Autumn Circus
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-10-17
re-blooming in mid-October!
Location: Zone 5b, Chicago suburbs
Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NY
Date: 2016-07-12
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-09-04
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-06
Maiden bloom
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-08
First year bloom.
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-12
Location: Pleasants Valley Iris Farm, Vacaville CA
Date: 2011-05-04
Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm, www.irisfarmer.com
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-04-21
Location: Philo, California
Location: Panama Illinois
Date: 2022-05-14
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2021-06-10
Location: Panama Illinois
Date: 2022-05-14
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2017-11-12
Location: AIS region 14 fall show, Aptos, CA
Date: 2023-10-14
Uploaded by Cuzz4short
Location: My Garden, Wickford, Essex, UK. 
Date: 2023-05-22
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2017-05-22
Full sun, 91 degrees F 32.7 degrees C
Location: Illinois
Date: 2016-10-20
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-06
Side view
Location: -Tasmania 2014
Date: 2018-10-25
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2019-04-19
After a stormy day
Location: Behind west gazebo
Date: 2020-02-12
Bloomed so early on a frost morning in Feb.
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date: 2021-04-14
TB Iris Autumn Circus
Location: Iowa
Date: 2017-05-09
Location: Zone 5b, Chicago suburbs
Date: May 22, 2022
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2017-10-31
Uploaded by Lbsmitty
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-09
Location: Michigan
Date: May 201)
Location: -Tasmania 2014
Date: 2017-10-23
Location: my yard
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-12
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2016-05-20
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-10-20
Re-blooming with several stalks in late October
Uploaded by pinkiris
Uploaded by mandolls
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-17
Location: Cawston, BC
Date: 2022-10-26
From Hillside Irises
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-03-28
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2015-11-11
re-blooming in N. CA - Nov.5-
Location: Garden gate  Zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2011-05-02
Location: Virginia
Date: 2012-04-23
Location: Schreiner's Garden
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Iowa
Date: 2017-05-09
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-09-03
Uploaded by pinkiris
Location: Home
Date: 2014-05-05
Uploaded by Patty
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2014-05-23
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Lathrop mo
Date: 2021-05-16
Autumn Circus
Location: Frederick, MD
Date: 5/10/18
My first bloom of the year
Uploaded by treehugger

Photo courtesy of Comanche Acres Iris Garden
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers

photo by:  .David J. Stang
Uploaded by Stashia2289
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-15
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2004-10-28
Reblooming in the fall
Uploaded by avmoran
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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On April 18, 2015 Obtained plant
I.R.I.S. Inland Region Iris Society sale; rhizome only; $4.00. LLO
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Bloomed April 21st. First TB of the year.
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