Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Robert Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1957
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1958
Seedling Number: M-289-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Amethyst orchid
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958
Award of Merit: 1960
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1963

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: Crispette X (Lavanesque x Pathfinder)
Child plants: 136 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Switzerland, Merian Gardens Basel
Date: 2017-05-20
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2016-05-01

Date: 2004-05-24

Date: 2015-06-03

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Botanical Garden of Moscow State University
Date: June
credit: Andrey Korzun

Date: 2015-02-19
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2008-05-27
Location: From my  colection. Poland.
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2022
Location: Prvačina, Slovenia
Date: 2021-05-11
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-09

Date: 2015-03-10
Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

photo by:  .Андрей Корзун

Photo courtesy of Williamson Farm Flowers
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2007-05-23
Location: Paris, France
Date: May 2015
Photo by MargieNY
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Paris, France
Date: May 2015

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