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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: 07-46-I
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
White
Wine
Bloom Color Description: White standards, ochre gold halo; black maroon falls, large gold sunburst
Beard Color: Gold
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014
Award of Merit: 2016

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: 04-46G: (((Pennant Fever x U97-20T) x (Dear Jean x Revere)) x (00-130-O x ((Night Game x (U92-7A2 x 93-90)) x (((Affaire x Romantic Evening) x Connection) x Starring)))) X 05-48-O: (02-178W x ((99-93R2 x Expose) x Decadence))
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 04-46g: (02-178yelrim: (00-133j2: (Pennant Fever x U97-20t, Unknown) x 00-114-i2: (Dear Jean x Revere)) x 02-25c: (00-130-o, Halloween Trick Pollen Parent Sib, x 00-70c3: (97-113v3: (Night Game x 95-1g: (U92-7a2, Unknown, x 93-90, Connection Sib)) x 98-2e2: (96-9f2: (93-152a3: (Affaire x Romantic Evening) x Connection) x Starring)))) x 05-48-o: (02-178w x 03-39k2: (01-108: (99-93r2, Novel Idea Sib, x Exposé) x Decadence))

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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