Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Red Skies') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 02-83N3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Claret mahogany standards; red mahogany falls with blue blaze
Beard Color: Gold
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009
Award of Merit: 2011

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: 00-48L: (House Afire x 97-135-R2: (U94-5E, unknown, x Saturday Night Live)) X 99-62-C2: (97-79L: (Regimen x Ritual) x 97-147J: (Ennoble x Saturday Night Live))
Child plants: 28 child plants


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Date: 2012-04-28
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 1, 2017
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Date: 2012-05-21
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: May 31, 2017
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Date: 2012-05-21
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Location: Superstitions Garden In CaliforniaDate: 2012-04-30
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Location: my garden Date: 2013-04-16
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Date: 2009-01-17Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: Back yardDate: 2017-05-29
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Jul 6, 2019 4:54 AM 518
Iris Blooms-Deep in the Heart of Texas & More by Smyers817 May 4, 2019 10:44 AM 71
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 30, 2019 1:59 PM 898
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jul 4, 2019 2:23 PM 1,352
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jul 7, 2019 5:31 PM 2,076
This question is directed to those who have enough dark irises to compare by DaisyDo Aug 8, 2018 6:51 PM 15
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jun 13, 2019 8:19 PM 2,538
some seedlings of mine by TBMan Sep 13, 2017 7:39 PM 36
Iris Leaf Spot On Flower Buds... by Meredith79 Jun 15, 2017 8:34 AM 22
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511

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