Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1978
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1982
Seedling Number: 75-144L
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Blue lilac
Beard Color: White
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1984
Award of Merit: 1986
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 1984

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: 71-60H: (Seance x Sexton 41-69: (Sterling Silver x (Silver Skies x First Snow))) X Mary Frances
Child plants: 35 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

Photo Gallery
Uploaded by DaisyDo
Uploaded by DaisyDo
Location: California
Date: 2007-06-13
Bubbling Over clump in the early morning sun.
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2022-05-22
Confirmed by Joseph Ghio as being his Bubbling Over
Location: Daisydo's garden
Date: 2022-05-20
Confirmed by Joseph Ghio as being his Bubbling Over

\"Bubbling Over\" J. Ghio
Location: My property in Idaho
Date: 2024-05-31
Uploaded by DaisyDo

Date: 2015-03-12
Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.

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