Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Orville Fay
Year Of Registration: 1946
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1946
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1946
Award of Merit: 1948

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
Parentage: Snow Flurry X Katharine Fay
Child plants: 156 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-05-06
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-05-05
Location: Shady point, oklahoma

Date: c. 1954
photo from the 1954 catalog, Milliken Gardens, Arcadia, Californi

Date: c. 1951
illustration from the 1951 catalog, Cooley's Gardens, Silverton,
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17
Location: Paris, France
Date: 2016-05-17

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