Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 1980
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: B41-1-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Deep butter yellow standards; chrome green falls, markings radiating from beards, violet area around beards
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982

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: Pencil Sketch X Dixie Desert
Child plants: 19 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: 2016-05-08

Date: 2004-05-23
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Date: 2016-05-12
Location: Winson-Salem NC
Date: 2016-05-12
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Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2018-05-15
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Date: 2019-11-01

Date: 2017-10-15

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Location: New Zealand
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2014-10-31
Location: Pompton lakes nj
Date: May 2014

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