Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mercy Me') in the Irises Database

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Give a thumbs up Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. Machulak
Year Of Registration: 1987
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 82-73-17
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 9 inches (23 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Description: Yellow, slight deep gold wash and yellow green center spot on falls
Beard Color: Light gold, tipped blue
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Sunny Heart X unknown
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Nov 27, 2019 6:04 AM 33
AIS Awards are up by Polymerous Aug 22, 2018 11:22 PM 46
Wild Iris Rows by Lestv Aug 2, 2018 2:07 PM 6
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Arubas pictures of the 2017 Keppel's Iris Intros. by Paul2032 Aug 2, 2017 4:49 PM 24
Your Best Orange by PutteringinIdaho May 28, 2016 2:15 AM 22
It's a Dead Heat for 2016! by tveguy3 Aug 18, 2016 4:23 PM 501
Best Black Iris by bluegrassmom May 15, 2016 6:36 PM 33
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Burseens - I'll show you mine if you show me yours!! by Lestv Apr 18, 2018 1:47 PM 182
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Spaceage by arilbred Mar 1, 2016 8:30 PM 59
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718

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