Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: Q101-15
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Electric black violet standards; near black falls
Beard Color: Tangerine

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: Tomorrow's Child X Magic Man
Child plants: 5 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: McCollough's Iris Garden, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-05-26
Location: West Valley City, UT
Location: new albany, in
Date: May
Location: Schreiners Gardens
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Warfordsburg, PA
Date: 2012-06-01
Location: Schreiners Iris Garden, Brooks, OR
Date: 2012-5-5

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