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Hybridizer: George Shoop
Year Of Registration: 1969
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: 64-16
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Light lavender pink standards; grape wine falls, light lavender pink rim
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1970
Award of Merit: 1972

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: (Inv. pink amoena sdlgs. x Whole Cloth) X Wine and Roses
Child plants: 106 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Switzerland, Merian Gardens Basel
Date: 2017-05-20
Location: Granite Falls, WA
Date: May
In a prickly location
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-06-07
 7:24 pm. Evening sun shines through.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-06-12
10:54 am. An older, but still cherished love.
Photo by tveguy3
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-06-02
 7:38 pm. An elegant unfurling of the falls.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-06-04
 7:10 pm. The view from above. A loverly interplay of standards.
Photo by tveguy3
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: In my garden. Poland.
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-04-27

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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