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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2016
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2016
Seedling Number: U10-X3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Wine
Flower Patterns: Luminata
Bloom Color Description: Very dark wine purple standards, lighter toward biscuit edges; very dark wine purple black velvet overlay on falls, biscuit dotting in throat to shoulders
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Biscuit
Foliage: Purple Stems or Bracts
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018

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: Parentage unknown

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2021-04-23
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2018-05-30
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2020-05-11Rain!
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-13
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-12
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-12
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by dahtzu Jan 23, 2016 2:24 PM 0
Mid -America's new website is open for orders by janwax Apr 11, 2021 6:41 AM 79
2021 Iris Season by Australis Dec 6, 2021 10:30 PM 1,833
my first seedlings by Serjio Jul 28, 2021 12:50 PM 288
Your favorite iris that begin with "E" by bluegrassmom Jul 26, 2020 4:48 PM 30
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
What Iris should have won a Dykes and didn't? by Paul2032 May 22, 2019 11:45 AM 13
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
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
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402

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