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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Kirkland
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
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: Desert Gold x unknown
Child plants: 11 child plants

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Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 11:36 AM 2,468
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 11, 2019 6:18 PM 707
What are these bugs in my iris blossoms? by evelyninthegarden Jul 6, 2018 10:56 AM 23
When Do Iris Flowers Open? by Jpari Jun 23, 2018 10:27 AM 8
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Anyone order from Iris City Garden ? by javaMom Mar 28, 2016 7:27 PM 31
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Mid-America is open! by janwax Feb 23, 2016 3:24 AM 77
Few seedlings of mine by irisfirefighter Apr 20, 2015 3:43 AM 12
I have buds!!!! by Muddymitts Apr 15, 2015 9:55 PM 81
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 11:39 AM 17,361
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 13, 2019 11:27 AM 17,964
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
What Keppel irises do you have, and what did you add this year? by tveguy3 Mar 4, 2019 12:59 PM 382

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