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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
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
Parentage: Dejazet X Sherbert

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Black Magic Woman v. Sharp Dressed Man by AndreaD Nov 4, 2019 2:29 PM 7
TB iris spacing in temporary beds? by cinvasko Oct 14, 2019 6:35 PM 26
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My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
Sowing, slightly immature, Iris seeds ? by ShawnSteve Jul 1, 2019 3:40 PM 9
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
Mom's Bearded Irises - Zone 8b by sallysmom Jun 26, 2019 8:55 AM 5
Question about "increases" by petruske Jun 20, 2019 8:04 PM 16
Why are my Siberian iris turning yellow? by Sweetwhysper Jun 16, 2019 6:17 AM 5
Do you have some favorite iris photos to share? by janwax Jun 27, 2019 3:45 PM 21
Iris international competition by ttkc4704 Jun 9, 2019 2:11 PM 18
collapsing iris stems by treah Jun 6, 2019 8:30 AM 7
Orange iris by Flowersgalore Jun 15, 2019 4:19 PM 11
A wander around Iris Sisters Farm, May 2019 by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 11:32 PM 60
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Hybridizers and Their Iris by urania1 May 25, 2019 7:42 PM 25
Interesting anomalies in the 2018 TB popularity poll. by DaisyDo May 15, 2019 8:38 AM 7

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