Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'House Afire') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: 97-79U
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Wine
Bloom Color Description: Bright rusty red, violet blaze on falls
Beard Color: Orange
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006

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: Regimen X Ritual
Child plants: 17 child plants

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Location: Napa Iris GardensDate: 2012-05-18
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Location: Bay View GardensDate: 2012-04-28
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 1, 2017
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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
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Mar 24, 2019 9:18 PM 581
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
Ghio introductions flowering at Superstition by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2017 11:56 AM 39
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Mar 23, 2019 9:15 PM 17,097
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71
Irises in the mixed garden- combos, companion plants, design ideas, culture by gemini_sage Sep 30, 2016 12:55 PM 354
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334 Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM 104
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
What did you order this year? by Paul2032 Aug 1, 2013 2:05 PM 66
A true red? What do you grow? by JuliaNY May 28, 2012 5:55 PM 29
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32
How About Our Favorite Reds? by Betja Feb 13, 2013 5:17 PM 44

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