Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hall
Year Of Registration: 1945
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1948
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1947
Award of Merit: 1949
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1951
Other: High Commendation 1945

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
Parentage: from two flamingo pink seedlings
Child plants: 125 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 5-28-22

Date: c. 1954
photo from the 1954 catalog, Milliken Gardens, Arcadia, Californi
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-04-24
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2022-05-05
Photo by IrisP
Location: Chino Valley Arizona
Date: 2021-04-29
Photo by Henhouse
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2004-04-17

Date: c. 1950
illustration from the 1950 catalog, Cooley's Gardens, Silverton,
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-04-24

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.

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