Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: M 1172-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
White
Flower Patterns: Reverse Amoena
Bloom Color Description: Methyl violet blue standards; very light porcelain blue white falls
Beard Color: Blue white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
Award of Merit: 1989

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: Involved breeding of Blue Fantasy with blue seedling lines
Child plants: 38 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: BC
Date: 2014-06-11

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