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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carrie Armstrong
Year Of Registration: 1929
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Lost my namesake iris "Dorothy Parker" by Burseen and new beds. by Ladylovingdove Apr 8, 2018 12:59 PM 51
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
kudos to the ones with a large Number of verieties by creativeclover Apr 11, 2016 8:58 PM 33
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Looking for an Iris ! by crowrita1 Jul 3, 2015 3:50 PM 30
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 19, 2019 10:30 AM 17,978
Favorite Hybridizer?? by the numbers!?! by Misawa77 Jan 17, 2015 1:37 PM 69
Re-bloom Photos by Moiris Jan 7, 2015 9:17 AM 621
Natl. Iris Convention next month in Dallas by klovesplants May 9, 2013 5:33 PM 33
Napa Country's New Website! by Betja Feb 14, 2012 10:31 PM 7
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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