Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1997
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: 93-132Y
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Black cherry standards; bright gold falls, maroon marginal band, dotting inside band, white area around beards
Beard Color: Sienna
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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: 91-68-tricolor: ((((Chuckles x (Goddess x (Rancho Rose x ((Flareup x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon))))) x ((((Handiwork x (Gay Parasol x Mystique)) x Goddess) x (Gem of Sierra x ((((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x ((((Claudia Rene x Commentary) x Claudia Rene) x Ponderosa) x (Ponderosa x New Moon))) x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon)))) x Gigolo)) x Power Surge) x Chatter) X Epicenter
Child plants: 5 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2016-03-19
Location: cummings garden
Date: 2012-04-28
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18

Date: 2019-11-20

Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
Location: My Garden, Arvada, Colorado
Date: June
purchased at Iris4u in Denver

Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris. Used with permission.
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18

Date: 2003-04-28
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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