Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'May Hall') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Tall Bearded Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: David Hall
Year Of Registration: 1952
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1954
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium tone pink
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1954
Award of Merit: 1956

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: Dolly Varden X pink sdlg. 49-13
Child plants: 103 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Choose 10 by DaisyDo May 25, 2019 10:59 AM 67
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Jun 15, 2019 5:57 PM 1,274
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 8, 2019 8:07 AM 64
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 15, 2019 5:32 PM 1,871
Regeliocyclus iris by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2018 11:10 PM 17
Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
magenta iris by DaisyDo Aug 18, 2018 7:54 PM 16
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 10, 2019 5:51 PM 410
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Broken iris patterns... by evelyninthegarden Jun 25, 2018 2:56 PM 10

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