Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1983
Seedling Number: RE3572BIV
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 5: -20° to -10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Known To Rebloom Zone 8: 10° to 20°
Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Mid violet
Beard Color: Yellow
Fragrance: Pronounced

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: Cloud Baron X Perfume Counter
Child plants: 24 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-15
More purple in color than my camera captures.
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-10-16
Location: Durango Colorado 
Date: 2022-05-30
Close up for ID purposes. Color is accurate
Photo by Henhouse
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2016-04-15
Location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 2016-05-03
Location: My property in Idaho
Date: Photo taken June 1, 2022

Photo courtesy of Rainbow Iris Farm
Photo by Meredith79
Location: Durham, Arkansas
Date: 2021-04-28
Feedback bloom
Location: Chailey Iris Garden, Sussex, UK
Date: early June 2021
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-05-18
Location: Sussex, UK
Date: late May 2021
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: 2015-10-13
This is my healthiest rebloom of autumn
Photo by crowrita1
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2014
Photo by crowrita1

Photo courtesy of Sutton's Iris Gardens
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: 2015-10-15
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: 2015-10-15
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2015-11-22
Non-stop blooms all during November in my zone 6b garden!!!

Photo courtesy of Comanche Acres Iris Garden
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: southern KY
Date: 4000-05-22

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Plant Events from our members
Meredith79 On June 4, 2017 Bloomed
csandt On July 17, 2010 Obtained plant
Potted during hot weather; planted in September.
UndyingLight On September 20, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 21st, 2018
aspenhill On July 20, 2019 Obtained plant
FSK Iris Society Sale - qty 1
gardenglassgems On August 20, 2022 Transplanted
from pot to Dizzy's Bed 2.
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