Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mandolin') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1976
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: 71-40A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Creamy apricot
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978
Award of Merit: 1981

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: Georgia Girl X 68-143A: (Denver Mint x Ponderosa)
Child plants: 67 child plants

From Joe Ghio: Bright, Vivid Colors!

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Location: My GardensDate: May 25, 2010Natural Sunlight Early Morning
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Location: My GardensDate: June 3, 2011Blazing Colors!
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-06Mandolin (Ghio
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Location: My GardensDate: June 2, 2011From Joe Ghio: Bright, Vivid Colors!
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