Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 93-2Q
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Peach standards; maroon falls, blackish sheen
Beard Color: Tangerine
Fragrance: Pronounced
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000
Award of Merit: 2002

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: Chinese New Year X Romantic Evening
Child plants: 45 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

  • Posted by irisloverdee (Willamette Valley OR) on Apr 7, 2010 5:01 AM concerning plant:
    For anyone wanting to try hybridizing this is a good one to do it with for the pod parent

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