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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 03-93J
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Orchid standards; pinkish orchid falls becoming deeper orchid at edge
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

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: 00-34-I3: (Treasured x unknown) X 01-170Y2: (Treasured x 99-22: (97-29-2: (95-32R2: (Quito x Island Dancer) x Fallen Angel) x Fogbound))

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-16
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Date: 2015-04-25
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Date: 2015-05-09
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Date: 2013-01-20Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Jan 24, 2020 10:45 PM 103
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Iris by the alphabet by Muddymitts Jan 18, 2015 9:01 AM 313
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
Purple base foliage in pictures by Misawa77 Nov 17, 2017 9:52 PM 57
Hanover Blooms by Misawa77 Aug 3, 2013 5:30 PM 194
What new Blyth Irises did you add this year? by tveguy3 Oct 23, 2012 3:34 AM 70

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