Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Edith Lowry
Year Of Registration: 1948
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1952
Seedling Number: L5-42
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium violet
Beard Color: Light yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1952
Award of Merit: 1954
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1957
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 1953

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
Parentage: Snow Flurry X Cloud Castle
Child plants: 65 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery

Date: 2012-05-24
Location: California
Date: May 2020
Location: Mount Enterprise, Texas
Date: 2024-04-14
Location: Sass Memorial Iris Garden near Ashland, NE
Date: 2015-05-27
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Schreiner's Gardens near Salem, OR
Date: 2015-05-14
Location: Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
Date: 2012-05-04

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
Location: Front Iris garden
Date: 2015-05-22
Violet Harmony

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