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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Frederick Kerr
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: 05-115-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Flat
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Straw yellow edge on falls, blue white center
Beard Color: Yellow in throat and middle, white end
Style Arm Color: Straw yellow

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: (Beg to Differ x (Victoria Circle x Christiana Baker)) X New Perspective

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2020 9:29 PM 17,607
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 13 by Muddymitts Mar 7, 2015 2:30 AM 197
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
OK, so how many have you got ordered??? by tveguy3 Aug 26, 2014 10:16 PM 759

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