Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ben Hager
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: T4277BrtOr
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Bloom Color Description: Bright orange, pink flush in center of standards
Beard Color: Deep tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1991
Award of Merit: 1995

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: Cinderella's Coach X T3616-OrCr: ((Hayride x T2735Or: ((((Norah x Thisbe) x Glittering Amber) x (T983 x Glittering Amber)) x Picture Perfect)) x Fresno Calypso)
Child plants: 71 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Tamberg garden, Berlin, Germany 
Date: 2023-06-05
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2019-04-17
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2022-05-07
A favorite..should move to a sunnier location, seems slow to mult
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2022-05-03
Good Show+Spiced Custard+October Sky
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2021-04-27
Photo by amyarnolddyahoocom
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2007-05-23
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-09

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: California
Date: 2016
"Good Show" Iris
Location: California
Date: 2016
"Good Show" Iris
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