Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'May Sun') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Olive Murrell
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Gold

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Irises by Bindilou Sep 2, 2019 2:18 AM 7
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Iris division and replanting by cbhughes Jul 14, 2019 8:10 PM 3
Sowing, slightly immature, Iris seeds ? by ShawnSteve Jul 1, 2019 3:40 PM 9
favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
Is it possible....? by evelyninthegarden Jun 1, 2019 3:20 PM 6
Yes, I have an ID question by evelyninthegarden Jun 16, 2019 8:58 PM 12
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Iris Fans Blown Over by bretay May 4, 2019 8:41 AM 12
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
Identification and MISidentification by meddjay Oct 1, 2019 11:56 PM 13
More Russian Irises-Facebook by Ivan_N_Tx Apr 12, 2019 6:15 PM 64
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 11, 2019 10:24 PM 1,030

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