Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: 80-441
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Pink orchid standards; light pink falls, deeper at hafts
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987
Award of Merit: 1989

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: 78-133N: (Magnifique x 7-234B: (73-17W: (Blocher 223: (Sorcerer's Apprentice x Sea of Stars) x 71-147P: ((((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x Ponderosa) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Joyce Terry)) X Beverly Sills
Child plants: 40 child plants

Image
Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-20
Location: Jackson Mi
Date: 2021-06-01
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-20
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: Spring 2021
Location: Home garden
Date: 2015-04-17
Photo by mattsmom
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Date: 2017-05-23
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
This plant is tagged in:
Image

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Lucius93 and is called "Ouch!"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.