Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Magical') in the Irises Database

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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 with 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
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: 32 child plants


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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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shizen On July 7, 2018 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 19, 2019 6:26 PM 85
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Mar 19, 2019 5:41 PM 681
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Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 18, 2019 11:39 PM 316
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Species Iris are also borer infested by caitlinsgarden Jun 21, 2018 4:39 PM 12
I think I am too old for this. by caitlinsgarden Mar 12, 2019 11:53 AM 57
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
When Do Iris Flowers Open? by Jpari Jun 23, 2018 10:27 AM 8
I accidentally uprooted an iris mid-bloom by LynnDel May 29, 2018 5:56 PM 6
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
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