Irises forum: What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list?

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Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Dec 6, 2014 5:07 AM CST
Ghio has some remarkable irises out there, and I find myself getting more and more of them. Which ones do you have? What are your favorites, Any on your wish list?

These I have had one year or more.
Mystique
Well Endowed
Chuckles
Liaison
Gold Country
Romantic Mood
Chatter
Epicenter
Notorious
Ostentatious
Snowed In
Chutney
Starring
House Afire
Bowled Over
Bubble Bubble
Novel Idea
Magical
Comedy
Expect Wonders
Role Reversal
Illusionist
Uninhibited
Bravery
Super Hero
Other Side Of Heaven
Soal Mate
Recieved from ATP friends and Planted this year
Rogue
Vapor
Smart Money
Boy Genious
Cardinal Rule
Super Hero
Platinum Jubilee
Your's Truly

Purchased and Planted this spring.
Iconic
My Beloved (white)
Wedding Night
Picture Book
Dazzle
Plot Line
Uninhibited
Plot Line
Day On The Bay
Emblematic
Oil Painting
Rare Coin
Celebratory
Star Turn
Vow Of Silence
Going Big Time
Border Skirmish
52 total
This was Splurge, one I really liked, but lost Sad
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I will no doubt want many of his new intros when I see them. (Brad, go ahead and start posting those great pictures, and I'll know what I'm in for!) Drooling

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Region: North Carolina Irises Cat Lover Garden Photography Enjoys or suffers hot summers Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Lestv
Dec 6, 2014 10:30 AM CST
Oh no. Another guy I have so few from *Blush* - but that leaves me wide open for enabling! Hilarious!

Have:
Lady Friend
Pep Rally
Visiting Royalty (Ghio by Maryott)

Already ordered for next year: Vapor

Really want: Trial By Fire, and about half of those on Tom's impressive list!!!
My road calls me, lures me west, east, south & north; most roads lead men homewards, my road leads me forth. - John Masefield
Name: Arlyn
Whiteside County, Illinois (Zone 5a)
Irises Beekeeper Region: Illinois Celebrating Gardening: 2015
crowrita1
Dec 6, 2014 10:45 AM CST
Boy Genius
Double Click
Liason
Malaguena
Maylasia
Platinum Jubilee
Smart Money
Super Hero

Name: Jan Wax
Mendocino County, N. CA (Zone 9a)
I'm a studio potter.
Hummingbirder Dog Lover Irises Region: California Organic Gardener Dahlias
Garden Art Cat Lover Vegetable Grower Birds Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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janwax
Dec 6, 2014 11:06 AM CST
Love Joe's - want more!

I have:
Act of Kindness
Bewitchment
Bravery
*
Emblematic
Feudalism
Love of Life
Magical
Mandela
Montevideo
Other Side of Heaven
Platinum Jubilee
Red-Handed
Through the Clouds

* forgot to add Dazzle!
Iris is the goddess of the rainbow.
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Name: Marilyn
Central California (Zone 9b)
Region: California Bee Lover Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers hot summers Composter
Annuals Dog Lover Cat Lover Irises Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Moiris
Dec 6, 2014 11:37 AM CST
Love the form on Joe's irises...

Here's what I have:
Accessible
Bowled Over
Bubble Bubble
Cardinal Rule
Center Ice
Connection
Day On The Bay
Drifting Bubbles
Edifice
Enjoyment
Entangled
Feudalism
Forever Blowing Bubbles
Impulsive
Lip Service
Magic Happens
Magical
Managua
Marching Band
My Beloved
Old Master
Plot Line
Puccini
Rare Find
Resonance
Unconditional Love
Wonderful News
Return To Sender

There are a lot of his newer ones on my wish list!
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Dec 6, 2014 12:09 PM CST
I was wondering when we'd get around to Joe's Iris... I gotta go into town before the parking lots get full.. but will check when I get back.. I've got a few Smiling
When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings.

Region: California
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UndertheSun
Dec 6, 2014 1:14 PM CST
What I have:

Accessible
Bubble Bubble
Center Ice
Comfortable
Core Values
Day On The Bay
Dazzle
Designer Gown
Feudalism
Inside Job
Love of Life
Managua
Marching Band
Pep Rally
Starring
Superhero (ATP gift I tip my hat to you. )
Through The Clouds
Uninhibited

Wish list (for now Sticking tongue out ):

Amplified
Applause Line
Border Skirmish
Boy Genius
Bravery
Brouhaha
Caption
Cardinal Rule
Celebratory
Chinese New Year
Connection
Cover Page
Different Flavors
Edifice
Emblematic
Expect Wonders
Explicit
Expose
Fixation
Going Big Time
Halloween Trick
Hollywood Star
Iconic
Latte
Magic Happens
Magical
Marching Orders
My Beloved
Osaka
Passionate Kisses
Perception
Photogenic
Pianoforte
Picture Book
Plot Line
Pontificate
Pretty Bubbles
Puccini
Rare Coin
Resonance
Role Reversal
Secret Recipe
Smart Money
Snowed In
Spectacle
Spiral Galaxy
Star Turn
Trial by Fire
Upper Hand
Vow of Silence
Winning Hand
Yours Truly




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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover Plays in the sandbox
Butterflies Region: Texas I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member Annuals Garden Sages
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lovemyhouse
Dec 6, 2014 2:35 PM CST
Received this year:

Boy Genius


Comfortable (Mary Ann)


Magical


Platinum Jubilee


Romantic Evening (Mary Ann)


Smart Money


Superhero




From Wish List:

Feudalism


Yours Truly
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Dec 6, 2014 3:58 PM CST
I have a couple -- tonight, when I have time!! Smiling
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Name: Pam
Pennsylvania
Irises Keeps Horses Cat Lover Dog Lover Region: Pennsylvania
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Snork
Dec 6, 2014 3:59 PM CST
Another of my favorite iris breeders!

I have had several of these iris for a long time - before I paid any attention to who developed them. Just thought they were Pretty!

Amplified
Bubbly Mood
Chuckles
Connection
Center Ice
Epicenter
Expose
Gold Country
Iconic
Lady Friend
Liaison
Little Much
Malaysia
Marching Orders
Marriage Vows
Montevideo
Mystique
Ocelot
Olympiad
Pep Rally
Rancho Grande
Red Skies
Romantic Evening
Show Time
Unconditional Love

These are newly purchased, planted and awaiting bloom!

Be Original
Border Skirmish
Cardinal Rule
Dazzle
Engagement Ring
Magical
Photogenic
Silent Screen Star
Spiral Galaxy

Might find their way into the garden next year.....are you listening Santa?

Plot Line
Brouhaha
Emblematic
Bravery
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
Region: California Irises Keeper of Poultry Roses Dragonflies Birds
Bulbs Foliage Fan Photo Contest Winner: 2015
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Henhouse
Dec 6, 2014 5:35 PM CST
Here's what I currently have:

Blonde Bombshell
Brouhaha



Center Ice
Emblematic
Engagement Ring




Expose
Famous last Words



Lady friend



Magical
Notorious
Pep Rally
Polite Applause



Revere
Romantic Evening
Secret Recipe



Vapor
Yours Truly

There are also a few PCI's of his scattered about in the garden. 'San Lorenzo Valley' is the only one with a name firmly attached.


I'll have to put the hula hoop down to go through my wish list and sort out the Ghios on that that I want..

When counting, try not to mix chickens with blessings.
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Dec 6, 2014 5:46 PM CST
Rob, looks like the first stop with the 18 wheeler will be Ghio's garden! Rolling on the floor laughing
Seems like many of you have a bunch his irises too!
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great
Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Dec 6, 2014 6:49 PM CST
OK -- Ghio's that I had before this year:

Accessible
Act of Kindness
Bewitchment
Boy Genius
Bravery
Cast of Characters
Comfortable
Cupid's Arrow
Designer Label
Double Click
Epicenter
Expect Wonders
Expose
Halloween Trick
Illlusionist
Impressionist (had this one, lost it, Debra kindly replaced it this year)
Inside Job
Lady Friend
Magical
Marauder
New Leaf
Ostentatious
Picture Book
Red Skies
Resonance
Rogue
Romantic Evening
Secret Recipe
Snowed In
Society Page
Star Appeal
Starring
Uninhibited
Vapor

Added in 2014:
Day of the Bay
Forever Blowing Bubbles
Hollywood Star
Impressionist (replacement)
Latte
Pop Idol

More than 10% of my total Iris collection is Joe Ghio's Irises!! Lovey dubby
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Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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ARUBA1334
Dec 6, 2014 6:58 PM CST
Tom here are a couple to look forward too for 2015 that Joe mentioned in the MBIS newsletter. They will be must haves for me this year !! They both really glow in the sunlight looking forward to his catalog so I can read the pedigrees Smiling and see what else gets a name. I thought his 2014 intro's were Outstanding every one of them was gorgeous with Bubble Ruffles.

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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover Plays in the sandbox
Butterflies Region: Texas I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member Annuals Garden Sages
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lovemyhouse
Dec 6, 2014 7:02 PM CST
I reeeeeellly like the first one, and I reeeeeeeeellllly like the one in the background of the last photograph. Hilarious!
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'
Name: Brad
iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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ARUBA1334
Dec 6, 2014 7:08 PM CST
Debra I do too beautiful Red but it blooms really heavy there and I think it is taking a while to built up stock in that one but when I first saw it Drooling Drooling maybe one day
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
Dragonflies Dog Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover Plays in the sandbox
Butterflies Region: Texas I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member Annuals Garden Sages
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lovemyhouse
Dec 6, 2014 7:48 PM CST
Hope so. Smiling
If you don't ask, the answer is always 'no.'

Region: California
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UndertheSun
Dec 6, 2014 8:18 PM CST
I'm back from shopping at Ghio's... Rolling on the floor laughing


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Nice Brad! Drooling Well, there's a few more that will be added to my Ghio wish list. Green Grin!




(The above photo is not mine...)

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Name: Mary Ann
Kentucky
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Hostas Hummingbirder Daylilies Birds
Irises Keeps Horses Region: Kentucky Farmer Container Gardener Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Muddymitts
Dec 6, 2014 8:23 PM CST
Oh my!!! Now THAT'S a shopping trip!! Thumbs up
Thoughts become things -- choose the good ones. ([url=www.tut.com]www.tut.com[/url])
Name: Tom
Southern Wisconsin (Zone 5b)
Irises Vegetable Grower Butterflies Region: Wisconsin Keeps Horses Cat Lover
Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry Daylilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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tveguy3
Dec 6, 2014 8:33 PM CST
Some really great ones coming down the pike! Love that pink one, and Heck, I love them all! *Blush* Drooling
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great

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