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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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2018-05-30
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2018-05-30
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Location: Catheys Valley CaliforniaPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Untitled by dahtzu Jan 23, 2016 2:24 PM 0
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 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Ghio introductions flowering at Superstition by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2017 11:56 AM 39
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
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Ghio's 2016 intro's by UndertheSun Jan 2, 2016 5:24 PM 16
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 19, 2019 11:49 PM 16,209
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Apr 20, 2019 4:30 AM 17,248

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