Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: 97-708A
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 17 inches (43 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright light primrose yellow standards; purple falls, narrow white rim
Beard Color: Golden yellow
Style Arm Color: Bright light primrose yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2004
Award of Merit: 2006
Williamson-White Medal: 2008

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Frosted Velvet X -- probably Alately
Child plants: 3 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Miniature Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: South Dakota
Date: 2013-06-23
Photo by starwoman
Photo by avmoran

Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens
Photo by huneybunch_2000

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm

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