Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'M. A. Porter') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lapham
Year Of Registration: 1931
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1931
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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: Ambassadeur x Souv. de Mme. Gaudichau
Child plants: 6 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 14, 2019 10:45 AM 2,473
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Cayeux Iris by urania1 May 20, 2019 2:53 AM 17
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
Weeds by LynnG Jul 3, 2016 6:38 PM 28
Glenara Gardens on the AIS 2016 Convention Tour by Misawa77 Jun 14, 2016 2:23 PM 138
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 14, 2019 1:15 PM 17,369
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 14, 2019 10:47 AM 17,972
Good sources for some one starting out to get some nice iris......... by Paul2032 May 6, 2014 7:45 AM 21
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321

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