Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mary White') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lloyd Zurbrigg
Year Of Registration: 1959
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1959
Seedling Number: 54-23-OB
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Apricot

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: Pianissimo X unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Iris international competition by ttkc4704 Jun 9, 2019 2:11 PM 18
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Superstition Iris Sale by evelyninthegarden Sep 20, 2018 8:23 PM 3
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Dec 27, 2019 8:24 AM 723
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
What are the top iris on your Wish List? by bluegrassmom Jul 23, 2018 5:04 PM 35
Startled an Anoid by urania1 May 11, 2018 1:16 AM 20
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 26, 2020 10:11 PM 2,859
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
The quest for answers... NOIDS 2017 by Henhouse Jun 21, 2017 8:19 AM 95
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959

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