Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1974
Seedling Number: 28-0
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Pale pink standards; pale creamy pink falls, deeper toward edge
Beard Color: Tangerine orange, tipped white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1975
Award of Merit: 1977

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: Ruffled Valentine X Rippling Waters
Child plants: 36 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2017-06-19
Beautiful very soft pink iris.
Location: Thelma's Iris Garden Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2016-05-01
Location: Thelma's, Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2016-05-01
After a rainstorm
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2017-06-19
Close up of beards.

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