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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Gersdorff
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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: Vesper Gold x Onnoris

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Welcome to a new member....... by Paul2032 Aug 16, 2019 1:14 PM 11
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Startled an Anoid by urania1 May 11, 2018 1:16 AM 20
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Length of Iris Bloom Season by urania1 Apr 21, 2017 3:21 PM 24
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
So I've recently been bitten by the iris bug..... by Rebekah Nov 13, 2016 10:50 PM 87
Landscape pics by bluegrassmom Sep 3, 2016 1:01 AM 53
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
iris identification by Robertgirisman May 3, 2016 7:02 AM 56
ID Needed for DBI by Hemophobic Apr 22, 2016 4:15 PM 14

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