Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ostentatious') 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: 93-132Y
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
White
Wine
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
Parentage: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 5 child plants

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

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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Beautiful by goldfinch4 Jul 22, 2012 2:43 PM 1
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
Ghio introductions flowering at Superstition by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2017 11:56 AM 39
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
The Blyth bed by arilbred Aug 23, 2017 5:56 AM 46
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Feb 17, 2019 8:54 PM 15,509
Show us your Colors - Part 16 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 6:22 PM 70
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
What Ghio irises do you have, Add this year, or have on your wish list? by tveguy3 Dec 23, 2014 9:31 AM 342
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
What did you order this year? by Paul2032 Aug 1, 2013 2:05 PM 66
Ghio Iris by Lilylu Jul 21, 2012 1:41 PM 31
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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