Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Star Appeal') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: 02-65-O
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Deep "Ovation" pink
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Deep "Ovation" pink
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 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: 00-34Y2: (Treasured x unknown) X 00-144R3: ((((Lightning Bolt x (Stratagem x Bygone Era)) x Shoop 89-23-2: (Tropical Magic x sibling)) X 93-40J3: (Heaven x ((Birthday Greetings x Bubbling Along) x (Birthday Greetings x Presence) x Magical Encounter)
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-18A new favorite pink in my garden
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Location: In my garden, Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-05-18Fabulous rich pink color.
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Date: 2014-06-02
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Date: 2012-05-18
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-06
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Location: Warfordsburg, PADate: May 2014
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Date: 2013-05-23
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Date: 2012-05-18
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2016-04-30
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Date: 2012-05-19
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2017-04-17Iris Star Appeal
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-06-01
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Location: IowaDate: 2012-05-05
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Date: 2013-05-31
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: 2018-06-10
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Date: 2013-05-22
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Date: 2009-05-29Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on May 18, 2012 7:26 AM

I have always loved pink iris and have grown many looking for a really intense pink. Star Appeal fits the bill. It has nice form also. It should make a fabulous clump next year.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Mar 23, 2019 11:07 AM 1,656
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
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
Of all the iris you grew for the first time this year, which is your favorite? by ruthschlegel Jun 13, 2016 6:34 PM 113
Mother's Day Salem, OR by HighdesertNiki Mar 11, 2018 2:33 PM 39

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