Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: C185-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Early
Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Orchid to icy oyster standards; red burgundy falls
Beard Color: Bright mustard
Fragrance: Slight

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: A153-3: (And Royal x Electrique) X A80-2: (Y2-1: (Tango Bravo x ((Alpine Journey x Beachgirl) x ((Beachgirl x (Tranquil Star x Coral Strand)) x (Persian Smoke x Chimbolam)))) x Chocolate Vanilla)
Child plants: 15 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Photo by KentPfeiffer
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-20
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-19
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-01
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-04-30
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2008-05-28
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2014-05-21
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-02
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2009-05-16

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-01
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Comments:
  • Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 8:08 PM concerning plant:
    Beautiful, uniquely colored iris. Grows well and blooms reliably as well.

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