Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: A-912A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Pink
Bloom Color Description: Pearl white standards; cream falls, violet wash to creamy sand edge
Beard Color: Bronze orange, large fuzzy purple horn
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: White, lavender wash
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2009

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: 98-583: (95-11: (Holy Cow x Thornbird) x 94-55: (90-118: ((Creamy French x ((Curtain Call x Galen) x Lady Friend)) x Vinipink) x Pagan Pink)) X 98-331: (95-196: (Monty's Sweet Blue x Christopherson FP-2C: (Momentum x Sky Hooks)) x 96-164: (Spirit World x Zaggeran))
Child plants: 20 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2017-08-01
Location: Home garden
Date: 2016-04-21
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2018-05-01
Photo by Ladylovingdove
Location: South Dakota
Date: 2013-06-19
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-02
Photo by cliftoncat
Location: Fort Worth TX
Date: 2011-04-06
Iris \"Awesome Alex\"
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-06-06
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-24
A chimera here with 4 falls
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-06-06
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Date: 2020-05-21
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2023-04-20
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2023-04-20
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-24
Location: In my garden, Lansing, IA
Date: 2023-05-27
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-23
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-30
Location: Colleyville, TX
Photo by Ladylovingdove
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2017-04-21
just opening...
Location: Fort Worth TX
Date: 2011-04-06
Iris\"Awesome Alex\"
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2021-05-21
Location: Fort Worth TX
Date: 2011-04-09
Iris "Awesome Alex"
Location: Iowa
Date: 2022-06-04
Location: Iowa
Date: 2022-06-04
Photo by tveguy3
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-05-04
Location: In my garden, Lansing, IA
Date: 2023-05-28
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-10
Photo by tveguy3
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-05-29
Location: Michigan-my garden
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2020-05-04
Location: Fort Worth Tx
Date: 2011-04-10
Iris \"Awesome Alex\"
Photo by Ladylovingdove
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris 2017
Location: Fort Worth TX 
Date: 2013-04-17
Awesome Alex
Photo by Ladylovingdove

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-04-25
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-05-10
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-05-10
Location: South Dakota
Date: 2013-06-19
Photo by avmoran

Date: 2015-04-25
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2013-05-14
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2013-05-14
Location: My house in Portsmouth.
Date: 2013-05-14
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