Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Magic Lady') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: N. Sexton
Year Of Registration: 1977
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: S9-69
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Blue grey standards, base and midribs flushed violet rose; rich violet rose falls
Beard Color: Blue grey
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1979

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: Hidden Magic X (Pink N' Pretty x Java Dove)
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom irregularity by ttkc4704 Jan 22, 2020 12:35 PM 11
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jan 23, 2020 1:28 PM 462
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
I think I am too old for this. by caitlinsgarden Mar 12, 2019 11:53 AM 57
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Song Title Irises by Garden10 May 19, 2017 9:22 PM 33
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414

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