Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Gibson
Year Of Registration: 1979
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Seedling Number: 65-4D
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (87 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Light orange, marked violet
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1982
Award of Merit: 1984

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: (Orange Plush x Anon) X (Orange Plush x 14-9A)
Child plants: 107 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Cottonwood, CA
Date: 2022-05-05
Location: Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden (during 2016 AIS convention)
Date: 2016-05-27
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-04-26
Location: In my garden, Middletown, Delaware
Date: 2020-05-15

Date: 2016-11-02
Uploaded by tveguy3
Uploaded by Misawa77
Location: Salem Oregon
Date: 2023-05-15
Uploaded by Snork
Uploaded by iciris
Uploaded by Misawa77

Date: 2017-11-01
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-04-26
Location: Botanical Garden, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia
Date: 2021-05-23
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