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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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Feb 20, 2019 8:35 AM 316
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 Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Jan 20, 2019 11:51 AM 1,705
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Feb 18, 2019 8:17 PM 1,744
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 18, 2019 11:55 PM 144
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Feb 20, 2019 11:35 AM 2,032
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
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
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
Naked Beard? by caitlinsgarden May 31, 2016 9:13 AM 1
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Dec 21, 2017 1:16 PM 227
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117

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