Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: N. Sexton
Year Of Registration: 1968
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1968
Seedling Number: 131-62
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Lemon yellow
Beard Color: Lemon
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1969
Award of Merit: 1971
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1973
Other: High Commendation 1966

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: Moon River X New Frontier
Child plants: 283 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2010-05-21
Location: Bluebird Haven Iris Gardens 5-13-2018
Date: 2018-05-13
Taken in part shade.
Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CA
Date: 2016-05-04
Location: BC
Date: 2013
Location: Sass Memorial Iris Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2015-05-21
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-04

Image courtesy of Iris City Gardens

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.

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