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Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Seedling Number: T3201PK
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Coral pink
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981
Award of Merit: 1983
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1985
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 1981

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: Pink Pirouette X Vanity
Child plants: 88 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
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Location: Garden that used to be my lawn
Date: 2017-05-21

Date: 2012-05-12
Location: Fort Worth TX
Date: 2008-04-18
Iris (Iris \"Beverly Sills\")
Photo by Snork
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-05-06

Evening shot.
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-13
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Beverly Sills')

Date: 2021-05-28
Location: Burleson TX 
Date: 2020
Dorothy Parker in my garden 2020

Date: 2004-05-22
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2019-06-26
Photo by Donnerville
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2019-05-19
Beverly Sills backlit clump
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2022-05-22
Beverly Sills
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-23
Photo by janwax
Photo by MaryDurtschi

Date: 2020-06-06

Date: 2021-05-28
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Date: 2019-06-28
Location: Belmont garden extension, full sun.
Date: 2013-0527
Location: Carrie's garden, Trail, Oregon
Date: 2019-05-14
Love the color on this one.
Location: Carrie's garden, Trail, Oregon
Date: 2019-05-16
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2020-05-24
Beverly Sills
Location: Daisydo's garden
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-14
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Beverly Sills'), showing beard
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-09
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Beverly Sills' bud showing colour
Location: Lenora, Kansas
Date: May 25, 2017
Beverly Sills
Location: Lancaster, CA
Date: Spring 2017
Location: Panama Illinois
Date: 2018-05-21
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Photo by tveguy3
Location: Richlands, NC
Date: 2022-05-06
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Aug 23, 2009
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2019-05-19
Beverly Sills closeup
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-06
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Pleasants Valley Iris Farm, Vacaville CA
Date: Spring
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2004-04-01
Location: Fort Worth TX
Date: 2008-04-17
Iris (Iris \"Beverly Sills\")
Location: New Zealand
Had not uploaded pic before as plenty of pics already here - but
Location: Belmont garden, full sun
Date: 2012-0618
Photo by ruthschlegel
Location: Indianapolis
Date: 2016-05-06
Budding and in full bloom, this is a beauty!
Location: Indianapolis
Date: 2016-05-13
A favorite beauty: Beverly Sills!
Location: Central Ohio, zone 5/6
Date: May 2010
© Shagbark Daylilies
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-06

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: virginia
Date: 2012-04-23
Location: Maine
Date: 2013-06-07
Location: Belmont garden, full sun
Date: 2008-0619
Location: Work area
Date: 2008-0619
Location: Wisconsin
Date: Spring 2014
www.damongardens.com
Location: Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: 2011-06-10
Location: Denver Botanical Garden
Date: May 16th 2015

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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photo by:  .Famartin

photo by:  .Renee C. Fraser
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2008-05-27
Location: Jardin des Plantes Paris, France
Date: May
credit: Jebulon
Location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 2016-05-11
Photo by Muddymitts
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: Spring 2014
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
 "Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2012
First-year bloom for me.

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
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Location: Belmont garden extension, full sun.
Date: 2013-0524
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