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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 03-33J3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Reverse Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Peach pink standards; creamy pink falls, deeper peach shoulders
Beard Color: Light coral
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010
Award of Merit: 2012
John C. Wister Medal: 2014

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: 01-304: (((((Rogue x Quito) x Island Dancer) x Faberge) x ((Cordoba x (Enhancement x (Peach Bisque x Bogota))) x (92-73F3, Lanai sib, x 92-139, Manna pollen parent))) x For the Soul) X 01-169: (Treasured x (Tropical Magic x 97-24A3, Natural Blond sib))
Child plants: 60 child plants

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By dave on May 9, 2015

We open our Irises Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, a contest, and more!

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Location: Los Altos, CADate: 2018-05-04Clump of 'Magical'
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-16
By Serjio
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-06-06
By tveguy3
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-15
By Serjio
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 10, 2017
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 12, 2017
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-18
By Serjio
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Date: 2018-05-19
By Valery33
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Date: 2018-05-13
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-06-06
By tveguy3
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Date: 2014-05-21
By ARUBA1334
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Location: Superstition Iris  Gardens - Cathey's Valley, CADate: April 18, 2015
By Moiris
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-05-09
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2018-05-09
By DraDiana
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Date: 2020-05-20
By KyDeltaD
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013Tall bearded iris 'Magical'
By diggit
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Location: South Facing gardens NE TXDate: 2012-04-13
By Trish
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-06-06
By tveguy3
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2021-04-27
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2020-05-19
By Serjio
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Location: Mackinaw, ILDate: 2011-10-15Iris 'Magical' rhizome.  Shown with watch for scale.
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Location: -Tasmania 2014Date: 2017-10-29
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Photo courtesy of Comanche Acres Iris Garden
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Comments:
Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 01-304: (99-20-f2: (97-27g3: (95-30: (90-69w3: (Rogue x Quito) x Island Dancer) x Faberge) x 97-9-d4: (95-14j: (Cordoba x 92-72p3: (Enhancement x 88-193c: (Peach Bisque x Bogota))) x 94-61n: (92-73f3, Lanai Sib, x 92-139, Manna Pollen Parent))) x for the Soul) x 01-169: (Treasured x 99-149w: (Tropical Magic x 97-24a3, Natural Blond Sib))

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