Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Ghio
Year Of Registration: 1995
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1996
Seedling Number: 91-65L
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 33 inches (84 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Marbled rose heliotrope standards; white falls, lined dark heliotrope, center speckled
Beard Color: White, shading to tangerine in throat
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998

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: 88-161K: ((82-113AA: (Gigolo x 80-58J: (((73-31-I: ((Ponderosa x Honey Rae) x (((Commentary x Claudia Rene) x Claudia Rene) x (New Moon x Ponderosa))) x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon)) x ((Flareup x Osage Buff) x (Vanity x Anon)))) x 81-50V: ((Handiwork x (Gay Parasol x Mystique)) x Goddess)) x (Desert Fox x Shenanigan)) X Filibuster
Child plants: 3 child plants

Common names
  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-03-23
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Location: Iowa
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-03-23
Location: Iowa
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-03-23
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-03-31

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