Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: M120A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pure white
Beard Color: Red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1998

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
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Radiant Energy X Oktoberfest
Child plants: 10 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Date: 2020-05-03
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Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2019-04-17

Date: 2012-05-25
Photo by Dachsylady86
Location: Wichita, Kansas, USA
Date: 04/28/2020
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2019-04-17
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2019-04-17
not quite the entire clump (didn't want to get the rhizomes and l
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Date: 2012-05-25
Location: Utah
Date: 2022-06-10
Location: Iowa
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Date: 2021-05-28
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2012
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Date: 2021-05-30
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Date: 2021-05-28
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-11-02
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Location: Nothern Germany
Date: 2002-11-01
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Photo by Muddymitts
Photo by Muddymitts

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: April 2012
This is a beautiful white -- purity of color, substantial petals,
Location: Western Kentucky
Date: May 2012
Comments:
  • Posted by Polymerous (South San Francisco Bay Area - Zone 9b) on Aug 14, 2019 3:19 PM concerning plant:
    May rebloom. NORDICA is listed on the Reblooming Iris Society pages https://www.rebloomingiris.com... and I have seen it rebloom once in Zone 9. Rebloom seems to be infrequent if not downright rare, but it CAN happen.
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UndyingLight On September 8, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 7th, 2018
gardenglassgems On August 26, 2022 Potted up
Removed to be relocated. Overwintered 2 pots in garage.
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