Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1996
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1997
Seedling Number: 92-44T2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Wine
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Blackish plum dotting and stitching on white standards; white falls, edges dotted and stitched blackish plum
Beard Color: Brick, purple at end
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999
Award of Merit: 2003

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: 90-52l2: (Chatter x Power Surge) X 90-65 tall, Somersault sibling
Child plants: 11 child plants

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Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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denisew1027 On September 20, 2014 Obtained plant
Purchased at 1st Annual Iris Sale at Salem UMC.
cinvasko On March 4, 2020 Obtained plant
Lost to rot, 1st winter.
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