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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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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: 36 child plants

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Date: 2018-05-18
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Date: 2019-05-13
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Date: 2018-05-18
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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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2021 Iris Season by Australis May 15, 2021 9:38 PM 975
2021 intro candidates by TBManOR Jan 6, 2021 11:18 PM 9
Kinda went overboard - maybe by Topdecker Jul 27, 2020 11:23 AM 44
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Similar iris comparison photos by dirtdorphins Sep 27, 2020 3:48 PM 21
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Bloom irregularity by ttkc4704 May 16, 2020 5:21 PM 27
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Iris Blooms-Deep in the Heart of Texas & More by Smyers817 Jul 26, 2019 9:48 PM 74
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden May 10, 2021 8:39 AM 3,040
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 Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
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
Best Blue (Closest To True Blue) Iris by jmcbackyarddigger Apr 7, 2020 11:30 PM 36

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