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

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 80-108-P3
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Late
Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Peach
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Salmon pink standards; maroon falls, edged salmon pink
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990

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: 76-196J: (Artiste x Tupelo Honey) X Far Corners
Child plants: 14 child plants

maiden bloom, first year

Photo gallery:
Impressionist
By MShadow
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Location: My garden in Hebron, KYDate: 2010-05-07First year bloom.
By Marilyn
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Location: Asheville, NCDate: 5-2012Impressionist is a great performer in our Asheville, NC garden
By Fillup
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-05-23
By stilldew
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Location: My garden in Hebron, KYDate: 2010-05-07First year bloom.
By Marilyn
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Location: My garden in Hebron, KYDate: 2010-05-07First year bloom.
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-03
By ARUBA1334
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Comments:
Posted by lovemyhouse (Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) - Zone 8a) on May 14, 2013 10:08 AM

First year in my yard. No information yet on vigor, etc. Is planted in clay soil with a LOT of 2-3 inch rocks (think a previous owner many years ago had put in a parking pad there)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Nice comparison photo by Dodecatheon3 Jan 8, 2014 4:48 AM 1
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Aug 11, 2018 11:07 AM 41
Favorite fancy, ruffled iris! by bluegrassmom Apr 18, 2017 4:49 PM 56
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Iris Art by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2016 9:31 PM 190
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Schreiner's gift certificate by pirl Aug 25, 2015 12:18 PM 98
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Help me narrow my Iris wishlist by anmiller86 May 8, 2015 10:47 PM 25
Show us your Colors - Part 7 by Muddymitts Feb 23, 2015 8:26 PM 196
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 2 by Muddymitts Jan 24, 2015 11:06 AM 434
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
Pictures......allow me to enjoy iris and my garden in the winter. by Paul2032 Dec 6, 2014 5:35 PM 210
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
Odds & Ends by Muddymitts May 16, 2014 3:17 PM 80
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671

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