Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: E101-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Tangerine red, large uplifted frilly white flounce terminating in pale green button pompon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Pompoms
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 2000
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2002

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: B37-12: (Sky Hooks x Condottiere) X Branching Out
Child plants: 234 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Date: 2019-05-25
Location: Home garden
Date: 2018-05-09
Location: Durham, NC
Date: 2017-04-19
Location: North Idaho
Date: 2014-06-15
Location: Superstition Iris  Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CA
Date: April 18, 2015
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-06-09
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-07
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-05-27
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-08
A late beauty!
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-05-24
Mesmerizer
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-05-27
Showing its flounces
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-07
Location: Stokesdale, NC
Date: 2022-04-27
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2022-05-24
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2019-04-18
Location: My garden
Mesmerizer
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-05-30
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2010-05-13
Location: New Zealand
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-09
Photo by mattsmom
Photo by mattsmom

Date: 2019-05-16
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-01
First year bloom.
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-04
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 4000-02-03
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2004-09-03
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-06-03
Location: Vancouver,  WA 
Date: 2018-05-23
5 23 2018
Location: my front yard
Date: 2012-05-08
Photo by Ladylovingdove
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-02-26
closeup of flounce
Location: Phoenix (Zone 9b)
Date: 2021-05-18
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Date: 4 2016
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2013-10-22
Location: New Zealand

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Location: Botanical Garden of Moscow State University
Date: June
credit: Andrey Korzun
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-02-26

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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Location: Sun Zone 6a
Date: 2012-05-24
Location: Sun Zone 6a
Date: 2012-05-24
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2017-03-07
it went crazy in 2017, bloomed for a solid 6 months (January-June
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2012-05-04

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Photo by Ladylovingdove
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