Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Exploding Galaxy') in the Irises Database

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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
Parentage: Parentage unknown

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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 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 Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
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 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
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
Ghio introductions flowering at Superstition by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2017 11:56 AM 39
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
Favorite fancy, ruffled iris! by bluegrassmom Apr 18, 2017 4:49 PM 56
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664

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