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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1993
Seedling Number: 88-164K2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 9: 20° to 30°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Copper orange, violet flash on falls
Beard Color: Brick
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1997
Franklin Cook Memorial Cup: 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: (Esmeralda sibling x Stratagem sibling) X Bogota
Child plants: 19 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Caring for Japanese Iris by Tsuboniwa Oct 7, 2018 2:45 PM 9
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
Sooo hot ........... :crying: by TBMan Aug 1, 2018 4:34 AM 79
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
What is this bug (?) on my iris by petruske Jun 28, 2018 10:49 AM 4
I. pseudata by needrain May 14, 2018 4:52 PM 9
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 25, 2019 9:21 PM 2,258
Fess Up Time 2017 by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2017 5:12 AM 118
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Mar 25, 2019 10:11 PM 1,666
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Iris in pots? by bluegrassmom Sep 4, 2016 12:46 PM 55
2016 Society for Louisiana Iris Convention by coboro Jun 23, 2016 5:47 AM 28
Irises Are Starting by Hemlady Jun 4, 2016 10:28 AM 54

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