Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 92-47E
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: White standards, 3/4" royal purple edge; white falls, 1/2" darker purple edge
Beard Color: Blue white, light yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Roman purple, buff edge in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006

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: 89-80B: (Gallant Rogue x ((78-81J: (Rancho Rose x 75-113B: ((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody))) x Rustic Dance) x ((((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody)) x (74-32B: ((Roundup x: (66-56F: (Amigo's Guitar x (Rippling Waters x Gypsy Lullaby)) x Barcelona)) x Osage Buff) x 75-113B: ((68-5A: ((Henna Stitches x (Maricopa x Chinquapin)) x Montage) x Roundup) x ((Montage x April Melody) x April Melody)))) x Rustic Dance))) X 88-40A: (84-123A: ((74-54J: (71-61E: (((Siva Siva x Diplomacy) x Montage) x (Vaudeville x Charmed Circle)) x 71-60B:((( ((Gene Wild x Majorette) x Rococo) x 61-28A: (Taholah x 59-4B: (Progenitor x Royal Band)) x My Honeycomb)) x (((Gene Wild x Majorette) x Rococo) x (Siva Siva x Diplomacy))) x (Vaudeville x Charmed Circle))) x Charmed Life) x Blackout) x 84-122A: (Snowbrook x Blackout))
Child plants: 39 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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