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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 97-24B3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Warm creamy peach, with light peach sherbet standard center, heart, and fall shoulders
Beard Color: Peach, tangerine base
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005

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: 95-29U2: (89-89R2: (Lightning Bolt x (Stratagem x Bygone Era)) x Shoop 89-23-2: (Tropical Magic x sibling)) X 93-40J3: (Heaven x 91-92B2: ((Birthday Greetings x Bubbling Along) x (Birthday Greetings x Presence)))
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
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