Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: Y 119-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Light Blue
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1995

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: S 50-1: (Sapphire Hills x M 95-2: ((((Parisian Blue x Winter Olympics) x ((Sparkling Waters x Sierra Skies) x Music Maker)) x Tufted Cloud) x K 968-A)) X Scandia Delight
Child plants: 13 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: My garden, Sweden
Date: June 2017
Location: My garden, Skåne, Sweden
Date: June 2016
Location: At Mrs. Z.'s in Kelowna, BC
Date: 2007-05-30
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2017-06-17
Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Oregon Skies')
Location: At Mrs. Z.'s in Kelowna, BC
Date: 2007-05-30
Location: New Zealand
Location: Powell Gardens near Kansas City, MO
Date: 2009-05-18
Location: New Zealand
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