Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Madrid') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wylie Ayres
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Patterns: Variegata

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: K. V. Ayres x R seedling

Discussion Threads about this plant
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And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
Iris Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom May 15, 2015 12:42 PM 60
Show us your Colors - Part 11 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 7:40 AM 162
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