Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: N. Sexton
Year Of Registration: 1960
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1960
Seedling Number: 21
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium sea blue
Beard Color: Medium sea blue
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1961
Award of Merit: 1963
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1965
Other: High Commendation 1960

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: Swan Ballet X South Pacific
Child plants: 54 child plants

Image
Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: From my collection. Poland.
Location: charlottetown, pei, canada
Date: 2011-06-29
tall bearded iris -Pacific Panorama

Bloom is not this blue; artifact due to camera, but it appears mo
Location: Back yard
Date: 2017-05-30
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Back yard
Date: 2017-05-30
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Uploaded by avmoran
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Paris, France
Date: May 2015
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.

Date: May
credit: Jebulon
Location: In a public garden
Date: 2013-05-04
Uploaded by Misawa77
Location: Paris, France
Date: May 2015

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Murky and is called "Hibiscus"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.