Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ruth Goebel
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1995
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 27 inches (69 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Flat
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Chinese yellow shaded pink, blue and bronze
Style Arm Color: Chinese yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Mount Spokane X (Tillamook x self)

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2018-05-14
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: Litchfield, NH
Date: 2013-06-21
note lavender hue on center of petals
Location: Litchfield, NH
Date: 2013-07-07
Huge, flat blooms!

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