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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Charles Gersdorff
Year Of Registration: 1937
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1937
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Very Late

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: Distinction X (Wild Rose x unknown)

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Something's not right about this by DaisyDo Jul 27, 2019 8:12 AM 48
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
historic iris bed by Hybridizer Feb 3, 2019 1:17 AM 19
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 9:31 PM 2,509
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Dec 21, 2017 1:16 PM 227
What Keppel Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2016 11:27 AM 132
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Link the names game by coboro Feb 7, 2016 7:25 PM 45
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Cory's 2016 Wish list by irisfirefighter Jan 3, 2016 4:34 PM 25
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Most disliked by TiaLee Nov 26, 2017 5:33 PM 162
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 20, 2019 5:41 PM 17,982

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