Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Matt McNames') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Duane Meek
Year Of Registration: 2000
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2000
Seedling Number: 61-2-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Deep purple standards; black falls
Beard Color: Purple
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
Award of Merit: 2006

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: Tempting Fate X Blackout
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
What we got from Iris Sisters. by yadah_tyger Nov 23, 2015 2:00 PM 57
Iris Sisters Sale - Mostly Barry Blyth - eBay by yadah_tyger Nov 18, 2015 8:56 AM 263
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
how does one get into trading on here by irisfirefighter Apr 25, 2018 6:14 PM 110
Looking for a true black and blue Iris or two tone blue by hazeleyes May 20, 2015 10:44 PM 18
Black irises...show me yours! by enidcandles May 19, 2015 8:06 AM 42
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 27, 2020 2:35 AM 19,594
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 3 by Muddymitts Jan 31, 2015 9:52 AM 377
Amazing Don, Private Eye - Case of the missing Teenybopper by tveguy3 Jul 31, 2015 10:19 AM 105
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38

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