Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lina-May') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Gersdorff
Year Of Registration: 1934
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1934
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late

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: Aphrodite x Pioneer

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Iris Changing Color - Not a myth by Maddy97 Jul 28, 2019 4:42 PM 7
Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 27, 2019 3:45 PM 21
Have your seedlings bloomed by Charriet Jul 12, 2019 12:29 AM 26
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
What's been eating your irises? by Ivan_N_Tx Mar 29, 2019 4:10 PM 9
Grab bags at Sutton or Stout? by catanache Feb 15, 2019 9:56 AM 71
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
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 11, 2019 6:18 PM 707
Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Iris Identification - Hi, I'm new here by UndyingLight Aug 25, 2018 12:09 PM 22
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:46 AM 452
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Where is iris flower pistil located? Can't seem to find it. :( by SonoveShakespeare May 18, 2018 7:44 AM 6
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
Startled an Anoid by urania1 May 11, 2018 1:16 AM 20

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