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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2005
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2006
Seedling Number: 99-93S2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Purple
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Pink standards; pink fall with purple lines becoming purple dots at distal edge
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Brave Face X 97-54A4: (95-39T: (Haute Couture x Boudoir) x 93-140I3: (Pink Starlet x 91-43P: (Happy Marriage x 87-122U: (Birthday Greetings x Bubble Up))))
Child plants: 12 child plants

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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2018-05-27
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-25Iris Novel Idea
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Date: 2014-05-19
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-01
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Russian irises. Olga Ryabykh by Serjio Nov 13, 2019 1:44 PM 94
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Ghio introductions flowering at Superstition by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2017 11:56 AM 39
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Sep 8, 2020 8:53 PM 415
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Apr 9, 2021 11:42 PM 3,318
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Apr 9, 2021 11:30 PM 19,899
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191
Visit an accredited Iris Show...... by Paul2032 May 28, 2014 11:08 AM 21
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
Show Us your iris with Veins and Stripes by tveguy3 Jan 11, 2014 10:12 AM 57

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