Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sanford Babson
Year Of Registration: 1982
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: D22-15
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Lemon cream standards; lavender over cream falls, edged cream
Beard Color: Pale yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985

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: Touché X A52-5: ((Tambourine x Sterling Silver) x (Apropos x Stepping Out))
Child plants: 19 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Zone 6
Date: 2020-05-26
Merry Madrigal - Casa_de_Fanska
Location: My garden in SE PA
Date: 2014-06-02
Location: Zone 6
Date: 2020-05-26
Merry Madrigal - Casa_de_Fanska
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