PlantsIrises→Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Beverly Sills')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
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

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: 86 child plants

Image

Photo gallery:
Date: 2012-05-12
By Valery33
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Snork
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2021-05-28
By ElyceC
Give a thumbs up
Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-19Beverly Sills backlit clump
By DaisyDo
Give a thumbs up
Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2021-05-23
By DaisyDo
Give a thumbs up
Image
By janwax
Give a thumbs up
Location: Belmont garden extension, full sun.Date: 2013-0527
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2020-06-06
By ElyceC
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2021-05-28
By ElyceC
Give a thumbs up
Location: Lenora, KansasDate: May 25, 2017Beverly Sills
By Friesfan1
Give a thumbs up
Location: Daisydo's garden
By DaisyDo
Give a thumbs up
Image
By tveguy3
Give a thumbs up
Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
By Misawa77
Give a thumbs up
Location: New ZealandHad not uploaded pic before as plenty of pics already here - but
By LynDC
Give a thumbs up
Location: Lancaster, CADate: Spring 2017
By MZiris
Give a thumbs up
Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2020-05-24Beverly Sills
By DaisyDo
Give a thumbs up
Location: north central TexasDate: 2004-04-01
By needrain
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-06SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
By Caruso
Give a thumbs up
Location: Daisydo's gardenDate: 2019-05-19Beverly Sills closeup
By DaisyDo
Give a thumbs up
Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-06-10
By Paul2032
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Location: virginiaDate: 2012-04-23
By Shannon
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Location: Central Ohio, zone 5/6Date: May 2010© Shagbark Daylilies
By daylily
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
By eclayne
Give a thumbs up
Location: Belmont garden, full sunDate: 2012-0618
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Belmont garden, full sunDate: 2008-0619
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Work areaDate: 2008-0619
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Belmont garden extension, full sun.Date: 2013-0524
By pirl
Give a thumbs up
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France "Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
By Misawa77
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2015-06-06
By Caruso
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image Image Image

Plant Events from our members
VAMOJO On August 23, 2015 Obtained plant
Steins
UndyingLight On August 25, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted August 24th, 2018
SkirtGardener On August 29, 2020 Obtained plant
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Untitled by DaisyDo Aug 19, 2021 11:23 AM 4
Captivating but I think not "Captivating" by LynNY May 14, 2021 9:10 PM 11
2021 iris blooming in Maryland by DaisyDo Jun 3, 2021 7:27 PM 173
Boyfriends pic #4 by KatsI2 May 4, 2021 8:34 PM 6
Re-bloomers by reh0622 May 5, 2021 1:14 PM 17
Losses 2021 by evelyninthegarden May 12, 2021 12:03 AM 26
Best Pinks by bluegrassmom Nov 23, 2021 9:02 PM 47
Cotton Candy Tall Blooming Iris by KCGardens Feb 2, 2021 6:44 PM 11
Anomalies by Gretchenlasater Jul 14, 2021 2:43 PM 26
Designer Label and Pinking of You irises by kiernanpigmailcom Oct 21, 2020 8:24 PM 3
Suggestions on TB irises that make huge clumps fast with plenty of flowers. by SonoveShakespeare Nov 6, 2020 11:10 AM 43
Tough iris for humid areas by cwwilson3 Mar 19, 2021 1:57 PM 9
Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Your favorite iris that begin with "B" by bluegrassmom Mar 31, 2020 11:25 AM 73
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Preparing Iris Beds by AndreaD Aug 4, 2019 7:34 PM 17
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 9, 2020 8:36 PM 51

« 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 Fleur569 and is called "Window View of Autumn"

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