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■(TB) 'Rio Rojo'

2009, Schreiner

'Rio Rojo' >(Schreiner, R. 2009). Seedling# SS 497-A. TB, 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards, style arms and falls red (RHS 61A); beards blue purple, yellow in throat; ruffled. Seedling# HH 1442-A: (seedling# CC 1402-1: ('Burgermeister' x seedling# AA 1638-A: (seedling# S 324-40, 'Leading Edge' sibling x 'Leading Edge')) x seedling# CC 1141-4, 'Fit For A King' pod parent) X 'Purple Serenade'. Schreiner 2009. Honorable Mention 2011; Award of Merit 2015

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BHP 8896-X2 rio rojo.jpgRio Rojo 414.jpgRIO ROJO EI.JPGriorojo01.jpgRioRojo01.jpgriorojo02.jpgRioRojo02.jpgriorojo03.jpgriorojo05.jpgriorojo06.JPGriorojo07.JPGriorojo3.jpgriorojo4.jpgRioRojo4.jpgriorojo5.jpgRioRojo5.jpgRioRojo6.jpgriorojo6.jpgriorojo7.jpgRioRojo8.jpgriorojo8.JPGRioRojo9.jpgriorojo9.jpgriorojo90.JPGRioRojo by JanLauritzen.jpg


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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.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-08
  • Deep, vibrant burgundy color. This iris increases well in Southern California. -- ReneeFraser - 17 Sep 2012
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_8896-X2_rio_rojo.jpgjpg BHP_8896-X2_rio_rojo.jpg manage 171 K 12 Feb 2016 - 08:28 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
RIO_ROJO_EI.JPGJPG RIO_ROJO_EI.JPG manage 93 K 07 Sep 2015 - 19:34 Main.ruiris Photo by Irina Gutova
RioRojo01.jpgjpg RioRojo01.jpg manage 48 K 28 Mar 2015 - 02:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
RioRojo02.jpgjpg RioRojo02.jpg manage 118 K 30 Oct 2016 - 20:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
RioRojo4.jpgjpg RioRojo4.jpg manage 83 K 25 Jul 2017 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U
RioRojo5.jpgjpg RioRojo5.jpg manage 142 K 25 Jul 2017 - 02:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U
RioRojo6.jpgjpg RioRojo6.jpg manage 80 K 18 Jul 2013 - 00:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
RioRojo8.jpgjpg RioRojo8.jpg manage 61 K 29 Nov 2013 - 16:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
RioRojo9.jpgjpg RioRojo9.jpg manage 35 K 10 Dec 2013 - 17:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
RioRojo_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg RioRojo_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 68 K 31 Aug 2011 - 07:50 Main.janlauritzen Taken at Government House, Victoria, BC at AIS 2011 Convention
Rio_Rojo_414.jpgjpg Rio_Rojo_414.jpg manage 521 K 10 Nov 2011 - 14:58 Main.andinsky Taken at Haley Park and Gardens, Victoria, BC.
riorojo01.jpgjpg riorojo01.jpg manage 63 K 08 Nov 2014 - 16:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
riorojo02.jpgjpg riorojo02.jpg manage 39 K 28 Dec 2014 - 15:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
riorojo03.jpgjpg riorojo03.jpg manage 78 K 27 Jun 2015 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
riorojo05.jpgjpg riorojo05.jpg manage 388 K 08 Jan 2020 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
riorojo06.JPGJPG riorojo06.JPG manage 217 K 18 Dec 2020 - 03:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
riorojo07.JPGJPG riorojo07.JPG manage 206 K 18 Dec 2020 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
riorojo3.jpgjpg riorojo3.jpg manage 46 K 08 Apr 2013 - 14:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
riorojo4.jpgjpg riorojo4.jpg manage 63 K 14 May 2013 - 16:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
riorojo5.jpgjpg riorojo5.jpg manage 69 K 15 Jul 2013 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
riorojo6.jpgjpg riorojo6.jpg manage 75 K 28 Mar 2023 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
riorojo7.jpgjpg riorojo7.jpg manage 44 K 06 Oct 2013 - 20:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
riorojo8.JPGJPG riorojo8.JPG manage 165 K 09 Jan 2024 - 21:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
riorojo9.jpgjpg riorojo9.jpg manage 137 K 24 Jan 2023 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
riorojo90.JPGJPG riorojo90.JPG manage 143 K 01 Sep 2023 - 01:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
Topic revision: r37 - 09 Jan 2024, TLaurin
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