Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Margaret') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carl Starker
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)
Bloom Season: Early

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What could this be? by evelyninthegarden Oct 22, 2019 10:02 PM 9
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Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
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What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 20, 2019 12:37 AM 2,719
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
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Visit to Thelma's Iris Garden by Cuzz4short Jul 18, 2016 7:02 PM 161
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
Any interest for bearded Iris seeds? by irisfirefighter Oct 30, 2017 12:02 AM 49
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117

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