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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio by William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: 95-36S2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Line and Speckles
Bloom Color Description: White standards, midrib infused deep orange; burnt orange falls, deeper orange texture veining, faint beetroot purple speckles near tip
Beard Color: Orange
Style Arm Color: Orange
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Cinnamon Sun X 88-180P: (Notorious x ((Success Story x (Fancy Tales x Alpine Castle)) x ((Persian Smoke x Entourage) x ((Strawberry Sundae x (Artiste x Tupelo Honey)) x Borderline sibling)))) x Romantic Evening)
Child plants: 42 child plants

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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 21, 2019 9:52 PM 87
How about the little ones? by janwax Feb 27, 2019 10:30 AM 209
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Hobart Iris Show by gwhizz Nov 7, 2016 9:30 AM 24
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Mar 21, 2019 11:49 PM 15,779
Show us your iris plantings...... by Paul2032 Oct 20, 2015 11:21 AM 159
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
What Blyth Irises do you have? Which ones do you still want? by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2015 6:00 PM 384
Starting iris seeds. by tveguy3 Jan 8, 2018 3:44 AM 497
Can you tell me anything about these irises? by meslgh Sep 4, 2014 9:03 PM 48
Planting Iris for clumping by ge1836 Oct 16, 2012 8:06 AM 87
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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