Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ocelot') in the Irises Database

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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
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Peach standards; maroon falls, blackish sheen
Beard Color: Tangerine
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Chinese New Year X Romantic Evening
Child plants: 32 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-11
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Location: Southeast IndianaDate: 2014-05-25tall bearded iris 'Ocelot'
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2018-05-03
By janwax
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Location: -Tasmania 2014Date: 2018-10-19
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-10
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-19
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Ocelot
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Date: 2009-05-20iowa
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-08
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-14Richer color in falls this year
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Ocelet
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-02SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2005-08-22SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: Mackinaw, ILDate: May 22, 2011 4:11 PMThis is my all-time favorite iris!
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-04SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
By Joy
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Comments:
Posted by irisloverdee (Willamette Valley OR) on Apr 7, 2010 5:01 AM

For anyone wanting to try hybridizing this is a good one to do it with for the pod parent

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
How Many of a Cultivar Do You Order? by urania1 Jul 21, 2018 5:45 PM 35
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Those darn squirrels! by piksihk Oct 23, 2017 12:37 PM 70
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Show your progress by Cuzz4short Apr 13, 2017 4:34 AM 470
need help by shizen Aug 3, 2016 5:34 AM 14
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Any interest for bearded Iris seeds? by irisfirefighter Oct 30, 2017 12:02 AM 49
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25
How Large should a clump get ? by Denman55 Jul 20, 2015 8:13 AM 5
irisfirefighter's wanted list by irisfirefighter Feb 13, 2016 4:05 PM 19
how does one get into trading on here by irisfirefighter Apr 25, 2018 6:14 PM 110
TB's are Poppin' in PA!!!! by Snork Jul 6, 2015 11:30 AM 218
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