Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Kiss of Passion') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: M263B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: White standards, blushed yellow at base; white falls, light gold yellow blush over haft, very pale violet blush over center when first open
Beard Color: Bright red orange, very short orange hook at end
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns
Style Arm Color: White

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: J198B: (G36A: (Blush of Color x Taunt) x Tropical Magic) X J198C
Child plants: 2 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
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Russian irises. Olga Ryabykh by Serjio Feb 23, 2019 12:55 PM 85
Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
When making new iris beds, how do you arrange them? by evelyninthegarden Jun 22, 2018 4:48 PM 21
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
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
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Link the names game by coboro Feb 7, 2016 7:25 PM 45
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Looking for a "modern" parent to produce a white iris by Polymerous Jan 14, 2016 6:15 PM 24
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718

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