Louisiana Iris (Iris 'Sinfonietta') in the Irises Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Iris
Give a thumbs up Louisiana Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: R. Raabe
Year Of Registration: 1986
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1987
Seedling Number: RM 109-81
Classification: Louisiana
Registered Height: 33 inches (85 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Bloom Color Description: Mid gentian blue, bold yellow crests
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990
Award of Merit: 1992

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Bethany Douglas X U80-27: (Clara Goula x Gatewood Princess)
Child plants: 15 child plants


Photo gallery:
Location: My 4' row of these in my backyardDate: 2019-04-01Stands out with Spring colors; more violet blue than purple.
By tabbycat
Give a thumbs up
Location: z6a MA, My GardenDate: 2012-06-09
By eclayne
Give a thumbs up
By coboro
Give a thumbs up
Location: My backyard fence zone 9Date: 2019-04-01Flowers in all stages on 1 stem
By tabbycat
Give a thumbs up
Location: A new bed by my white fenceDate: 2019-03-25Really stands out against the white fence
By tabbycat
Give a thumbs up
Location: z6a MA, My GardenDate: 2012-06-09Day 1 bloom. Planted Spring 2011. Very Vigorous.
By eclayne
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
By eclayne
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
By Calif_Sue
Give a thumbs up

Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Jun 9, 2012 10:06 AM

Planted in spring 2011. As we had a very mild winter, with lows dipping to 0F or just below on only two nights, I'm unsure of it's hardiness here. Has a nice upright vase shaped form and is very vigorous.

[ 6 replies | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
tabbycat On March 20, 2020 Bloomed
1st beautiful cobalt blue flowr of 2020
tabbycat On May 14, 2019 Bloomed
Started flowering for 2019
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Blues, blues, blues by piksihk Apr 7, 2018 7:57 PM 5
Show Us Your Spurias by Moiris Apr 14, 2016 2:51 PM 44
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Show us your Colors - Part 17 by Muddymitts Mar 6, 2015 6:54 PM 127
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 27, 2020 2:48 PM 18,832
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
Louisianna anyone by eclayne Jul 23, 2012 3:38 PM 3
Japanese Iris are starting by ge1836 Sep 10, 2012 10:11 AM 161

« 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 zuzu and is called "Salpiglossis"

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