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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 92-98P2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Rosy red fuchsia
Beard Color: Tangerine
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999

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: 17 child plants

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

Parentage: 90-102k: (Quito x (((((Louise Watts x (Ghost Story x Ponderosa)) x 76-37f: (Ballet in Orange x 73-122z: (Hi Top x ((Ponderosa x Travel On) x Peace Offering)))) x (Blaze of Fire x 76-37f)) x ((((Flareup x 73-122z) x 76-37f) x (Preface Sib x (Old Flame x Pink Angel))) x (76-110b x Toastmaster))) x Caracas)) x 90-132b: ((((Lady Friend x (Flareup x (Capitation x Coffee House))) x Battle Hymn Sib) x ((Homecoming Queen x 76-110b: ((Malaysia x Carolina Honey) x 73-122z)) x Esmeralda Sib)) x ((Romantic Mood Sib x 82-16g3, Pod Parent of Bygone Era) x Lightning Bolt))

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