Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 93-98J3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Debby Rairdon
Bloom Color Description: Orange standards; white falls, banded orange
Beard Color: Orange tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: 90-21Y: ((Romantic Mood x 82-198F3: (((Louise Watts x (Ghost Story x Ponderosa)) x (Ballet in Orange x (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering)))) x Caption)) x 87-28N: (Birthday Greetings x 84-82-U2: ((Just Married x Caption) x (Exhilaration x (Blushing Pink x (((Ponderosa x Debby Rairdon) x (Show Time x San Leandro)) x ((New Moon x ((Gracie Pfost x Ponderosa) x Ponderosa)) x Valentina)))))) X 91-121D2: (88-105X: ((Wedding Band x (((Cream Taffeta x (Show Time x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x (Ballet in Orange x (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering)))) x Caption)) x (Fortunata x ((Act of Love x Lady Friend) x Caption))) x 88-100U: (85-161T2: (Fortunata x 82-135-G3: (Just Married x Caption)) x 85-155: (Newlywed x Electrabrite)))
Child plants: 11 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2016-05-14
Location: in my garden, Switzerland
Date: 2019-06-04
'Return Address' at sunrise
Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij Kraj
Date: 2017-05-17
Location: IN MY GARDEN (920 m in the northern alps)
Date: 2018-05-26
Location: in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
Date: 2021-06-02
Photo by stilldew
Photo by stilldew

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
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