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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William McKee
Year Of Registration: 1920
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1920
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: 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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
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My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
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Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 17, 2019 9:44 AM 2,487
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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Active Iris Borers - Help Please! by greenappleagnes Nov 5, 2018 8:28 AM 62
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
AIS Awards are up by Polymerous Aug 22, 2018 11:22 PM 46

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