Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Soul Mate') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2012
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: 07-854
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Blue lavender, pink undertoned, ages more silvery
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015

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: Uptown Lady X Rite of Passage
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-29
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Location: Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OregonDate: 2015-05-22AIS National Convention, Portland, OR--Iris in Wonderland 2015
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-29
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Date: 2014-05-19
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Date: 2014-05-23
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2017-07-24
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight May 21, 2019 2:43 PM 46
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Ghio introductions flowering at Superstition by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2017 11:56 AM 39
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Favorite fancy, ruffled iris! by bluegrassmom Apr 18, 2017 4:49 PM 56
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Iris Art by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2016 9:31 PM 190
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
The Ghio catalog is here! by Moiris Mar 13, 2015 8:03 AM 67
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 16, 2015 1:40 PM 424

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