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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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: 43 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2015-04-27
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Location: Santa Clara, CA
Date: 2016-03-29
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2013-05-1

Date: 2017-10-04

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