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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: 00-134P
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Wine
Flower Patterns: Variegata
Bloom Color Description: Bright gold standards; black mahogany falls, large gold sunburst
Beard Color: Gold
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007
Award of Merit: 2009

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: Pennant Fever X U97-5E, unknown
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-14
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Location: Southeast IndianaDate: 2014-05-24tall  bearded iris 'Explicit'
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Date: 2012-05-21
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Date: 2010-05-24
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Date: 2012-05-21
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 8, 2012
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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2014-05-10
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Plant Events from our members
Australis On November 19, 2018 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Sold.
Australis From October 10, 2018 to October 26, 2018 Bloomed
Australis From November 5, 2017 to November 15, 2017 Bloomed
Australis On June 30, 2017 Transplanted
Australis On June 29, 2017 Obtained plant
Ordered from Tempo Two.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
omg by Hemophobic Oct 19, 2011 5:58 PM 0
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 19, 2019 6:26 PM 85
Does anyone recognize this iris? by UndertheSun Mar 3, 2019 2:13 AM 9
Superstition Iris Gardens 2019 Introductions by lovemyhouse Dec 30, 2018 11:28 AM 82
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
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
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
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
More plants from France - Cayeux Irises by Misawa77 Apr 10, 2016 7:27 AM 85
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Planting Iris rhizomes .... by Denman55 Aug 22, 2015 3:45 PM 66
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Mar 21, 2019 1:51 PM 15,776
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 14 by Muddymitts Mar 4, 2015 8:06 AM 132
Show us your Colors - Part 10 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 12:34 AM 189
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247

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