Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Power Surge') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: 87-78F
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Peach
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Salmon standards overlaid magenta; salmon apricot falls, lined and edged magenta
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993

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: (Indiscreet sibling x 82-236: (Beyond x (Rancho Rose x ((Flareup x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon))))) X (81-50E: (79-153K: (Handiwork x (Gay Parasol x Mystique)) x Goddess) x Gigolo)
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2015-04-27
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Location: Santa Clara, CADate: 2016-03-29
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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, CaliforniaDate: 2013-05-1
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Date: 2017-10-04
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 19, 2019 11:06 AM 84
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 18, 2019 10:57 PM 1,771
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Mar 19, 2019 2:10 PM 15,755
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Mar 19, 2019 3:17 PM 17,037
Time for the Spoon's irises, Had, have, and want lists! by tveguy3 Dec 25, 2014 12:48 PM 131
More seedlings .........and how I got 'em! by diggit Jan 23, 2014 3:58 PM 21
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