Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1970
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1970
Seedling Number: B 778-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Laced
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light lavender orchid
Beard Color: Light yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1971
Award of Merit: 1973

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: T 431-3: (Orchid Jewel x Crinkled Beauty) X Lilac Supreme
Child plants: 131 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Switzerland, Merian Gardens Basel
Date: 2017-05-20

Date: 2009-06-04
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2016-06-15

Grand Waltz TB, image from 1970 Schreiner's catalog

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
Location: In my garden. Poland.

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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