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■(TB) 'Expect Wonders'

2009, Ghio

'Expect Wonders' (Joseph Ghio, R. 2008). Seedling U02-3C. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards creamy white, pronounced burnt apricot halo around edge; falls yellow base, deep gold hafts, lower 1/3 dotted red-purple becoming almost solid at distal edge; beards red. Parentage unknown. Bay View 2009. Honorable Mention 2011.

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Awaiting original catalog description.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- WilliamChaney - 2009-12-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DSCN1229.JPGJPG DSCN1229.JPG manage 67 K 13 Apr 2010 - 19:37 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1234.JPGJPG DSCN1234.JPG manage 67 K 13 Apr 2010 - 19:38 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
DSCN1259.JPGJPG DSCN1259.JPG manage 66 K 18 Apr 2010 - 07:29 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
EXPECTWONDERS6.JPGJPG EXPECTWONDERS6.JPG manage 145 K 05 Dec 2019 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by iris Splendor
EXPECTWONDERS9.jpgjpg EXPECTWONDERS9.jpg manage 190 K 31 Mar 2021 - 02:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
EXPECTWONDERS90.JPGJPG EXPECTWONDERS90.JPG manage 197 K 13 Apr 2024 - 13:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
Expct_Wonders_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Expct_Wonders_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 61 K 02 Jul 2010 - 16:24 BrindaMandella photo by Brinda Mandella
Expect-Wonders_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Expect-Wonders_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 65 K 02 Jul 2010 - 16:24 BrindaMandella photo by Brinda Mandella
ExpectWonders01.jpgjpg ExpectWonders01.jpg manage 47 K 10 Oct 2014 - 14:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
ExpectWonders04.JPGJPG ExpectWonders04.JPG manage 151 K 06 Dec 2016 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
expect-wonders09.jpgjpg expect-wonders09.jpg manage 17 K 18 Dec 2009 - 02:46 Main.Bill photo of 'Expect wonders'
expect01.jpgjpg expect01.jpg manage 49 K 04 Feb 2015 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
expect02.jpgjpg expect02.jpg manage 89 K 04 Feb 2015 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
expect03.jpgjpg expect03.jpg manage 57 K 04 Feb 2015 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
expect04.jpgjpg expect04.jpg manage 77 K 25 Apr 2015 - 19:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
expectwonders02.jpgjpg expectwonders02.jpg manage 53 K 27 Dec 2014 - 15:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
expectwonders04.jpgjpg expectwonders04.jpg manage 79 K 06 Jul 2013 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Lauer's Flowers
expectwonders1.jpgjpg expectwonders1.jpg manage 319 K 10 Apr 2016 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
expectwonders10.JPGJPG expectwonders10.JPG manage 68 K 27 Aug 2013 - 02:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
expectwonders5.jpgjpg expectwonders5.jpg manage 88 K 23 Mar 2023 - 15:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
expectwonders6.jpgjpg expectwonders6.jpg manage 49 K 01 Apr 2013 - 17:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
expectwonders7.JPGJPG expectwonders7.JPG manage 146 K 09 Jan 2024 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
expectwonders8.jpgjpg expectwonders8.jpg manage 56 K 19 May 2013 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
expectwonders9.jpgjpg expectwonders9.jpg manage 104 K 24 Jan 2023 - 21:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r34 - 13 Apr 2024, TLaurin
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