Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Marilyn C') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mrs. L. Crosby
Year Of Registration: 1957
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1958
Seedling Number: C-56-10
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Cream
Peach
Pink
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Pink standards, blending to peach apricot; creamy white falls, edged apricot, hafts apricot
Beard Color: Deep tangerine
Style Arm Color: Apricot
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958

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: Frances Kent X (49-11D x 49-18A)
Child plants: 72 child plants

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