Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1971
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1971
Seedling Number: A 147-3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Pure blue
Beard Color: Light lemon to white
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1972
Award of Merit: 1974

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 640-D: (Galilee x Salem) X Parisian Blue
Child plants: 72 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: My garden, Sweden
Date: June 2017
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-05-22
Location: my yard
Location: My garden
Date: May 2015
Location: my yard
Date: 2018
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-05-19
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-17
Location: Home
Location: New Zealand
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2013-10-20
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2021-05-16
Location: Home
Location: New Zealand
Date: 2009-10-17

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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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