Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: C86-100
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pale violet standards; violet white falls
Beard Color: Tangerine

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: A-3-1 RE-SA: (Startler x Sky Hooks) X Heaven Helped
Child plants: 13 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-05-15
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-08-13

Date: 2021-06-03
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2022-05-12
Uploaded by Lbsmitty
Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-04-22

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
Location: southern KY
Date: 4000-05-22
Location: Detroit Zoo Iris Garden 2014
Date: 2014-05-25
Photo courtesy of: Maia C
Location: southern KY
Date: 4000-05-29
Location: Apple Valley, CA
Date: 2015-04-09
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gardenglassgems On August 20, 2022 Transplanted
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