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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 91-123Q2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Bloom Color Description: White, blue cast, coral red shoulders on falls
Beard Color: Coral red
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000

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: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 21 child plants


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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: 88-105x: ((Wedding Band x (((Cream Taffeta x (Show Time x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x (Ballet in Orange x (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering)))) x Caption)) x (Fortunata x ((Act of Love x Lady Friend) x Caption))) x 89-69n2: ((Stratagem x ((Fortunata x Caption) x Marriage Vows)) x (Stratagem x (Romantic Mood x ((Blushing Pink x (((Ponderosa x Debby Rairdon) x (Show Time x San Leandro)) x ((New Moon x ((Gracie Pfost x Ponderosa) x Ponderosa)) x Valentina))) x Exhilaration))))

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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 15, 2019 12:39 PM 818

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