Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Expect Wonders') 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: U02-3C
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Gold
Peach
Wine
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: Creamy white standards, pronounced burnt apricot halo around edge; yellow falls, deep gold hafts, lower 1/3 dotted red purple becoming almost solid at distal edge
Beard Color: Red
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: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful by Shannon Mar 13, 2013 6:38 PM 1
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 21, 2019 9:52 PM 87
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My least favorite iris by LynnDel Mar 21, 2019 8:20 AM 261
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Still MORE Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Jan 1, 2018 12:16 PM 145
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Jen's Bluegrass Blooms 2016 by Boxergirl Jun 10, 2016 8:31 AM 212
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
Which Irises have you parted ways with and why? by tveguy3 Apr 17, 2017 9:40 PM 256
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Blooms for 2015 in Hanover PA - Summer/Spring by Misawa77 Aug 7, 2015 7:05 PM 100
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47

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