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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: Reverse Bitone
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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Uptown Lady X Rite of Passage
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2019-06-12
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-29
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-29
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Date: 2019-05-26
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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: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2017-07-24
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Date: 2014-05-19
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Location: my yard
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2019-05-17Soul Mate (Ghio '13)
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Location: my yardDate: 2018
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Date: 2014-05-23
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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
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2021 intro candidates by TBManOR Jan 6, 2021 11:18 PM 9
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Favorite lilac color TB iris? by cinvasko Jan 18, 2020 10:39 PM 16
Bloom irregularity by ttkc4704 May 16, 2020 5:21 PM 27
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jul 10, 2021 6:28 PM 3,085
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
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 May 18, 2020 4:53 PM 19
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

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