Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Shoop
Year Of Registration: 1960
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1960
Seedling Number: B56-7
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep pink
Beard Color: Pink
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1961
Award of Merit: 1963

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: ((Jeb Stuart x Floradora) x (Salmon Shell x Pink Formal)) X June Meredith
Child plants: 87 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2003-08-31
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2008-05-27
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2005-08-23
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2008-06-01
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Feb 25, 2016 10:19 PM concerning plant:
    Tall Bearded Iris 'One Desire' was one of my mom's favorite irises. I remembered she always would refer to it as "One Desire Pink" and I originally thought that was the name of it for a very long time. I'm going to try to get a start and grow it in memory of my mom.

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