Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'May Bride') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Parker
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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: Purissima x Jelloway

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
Can anyone identify the name of this ole fashioned heritage iris. by bumplbea Nov 26, 2018 4:36 PM 10
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
My Season by ARUBA1334 Sep 4, 2017 10:37 PM 474
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Well defined border by HoosierHarvester Feb 13, 2016 8:32 AM 28
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Let's See Some Historics by Henhouse Aug 19, 2018 12:05 AM 1,911
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367
Goners ! by crowrita1 Jun 17, 2015 3:14 PM 462
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 20, 2019 5:41 PM 17,982
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Hallelujah Brother! by tveguy3 Aug 10, 2014 9:09 PM 933
HIPS sale list up by Henhouse Jul 16, 2014 8:49 PM 57

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