Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1910
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone

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
Child plants: 101 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: April 16, 2019
my garden
Location: My garden
Date: May 2023
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska 
Date: 2019-05-18
In bloom by row of Stella De’ Oro daylilies
Location: Lincoln, NE
Date: 2018-4-28
Digital Camera
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-04-24
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2021-04-14
Photo by Henhouse
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-05-29
Location: Knoxville, TN
Location: Hobart, Tasmania
Date: November 2015
Tall Bearded Iris "Alcazar"
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Collinsville Illinois
Date: 2024-04-28
I have several hundred from Mom’s collection.

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: In my garden
Date: 2014-05-24

Date: May 30th 2021
Photo by crowrita1
Photo by Henhouse
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-17

Date: c. 1930
photo from the 1930 catalog, Robert Wayman, Bayside, NY
Location: Nottinghamshire 
Date: 30/05/2021

Date: May 30th 2021
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8b
Date: 2012-05-30
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: East Tennessee
Date: 2018-04-25
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Knoxville, TN
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-23
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Aquitania (France)
Date: 2012-05-16
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dragonfetti On April 18, 2015 Obtained plant
I.R.I.S. Inland Region Iris Society sale; rhizome only; $4.00. LLO
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