Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Front of the Line') 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: 10-40A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Gold
Bloom Color Description: Rusty mahogany red standards; gold falls overlaid mahogany red to near dotting to razor thin gold edge
Beard Color: Yellow
Style Arm Color: Brass gold, mahogany edge
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: 08-86U: (06-105I: (U02-16, unknown, x 04-84W2: (01-209A2: (Bubble Bubble x Lip Service) x Pep Rally)) x Boy Genius) X 08-137J: (05-64redlum: (02-160R, Boy Genius pod parent, x unknown) x Boy Genius)

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2020-05-31
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Location: bay view gardenDate: 2017-04-28
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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
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Tough iris for humid areas by cwwilson3 Sep 8, 2020 8:50 PM 3
Caterpillar damage similar to iris borer, but a different species by Riversong Sep 7, 2020 12:25 PM 2
I got a box! :) by Grace_smith Aug 14, 2020 7:08 PM 27
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 14, 2020 8:34 PM 956
Your favorite iris that begin with "F" by bluegrassmom Mar 31, 2020 5:08 PM 35
West Coast Bloom Season 2019 by ARUBA1334 Mar 31, 2020 4:24 AM 290
Monsignor height? by cinvasko Oct 6, 2019 12:03 PM 1
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 12, 2020 5:39 AM 2,719
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
best companion plants for your irises by Hybridizer Jan 20, 2019 4:21 PM 6
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Aug 11, 2018 11:07 AM 41

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