Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mei-Mei') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Tharp
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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: Gertrude Fields X (Liberty x Archeveque)

Discussion Threads about this plant
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New Dykes Winner............... by Paul2032 Aug 20, 2019 5:55 PM 26
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
New vendor by BlueFlagFan Apr 9, 2019 7:45 AM 48
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Historics at Superstition by Misawa77 Apr 25, 2018 11:29 PM 37
Still MORE Superstition Iris Garden Pictures! by Misawa77 Jan 1, 2018 12:16 PM 145
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Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Need suggestion please! by Dachsylady86 Dec 2, 2016 10:08 PM 23
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Visit to Thelma's Iris Garden by Cuzz4short Jul 18, 2016 7:02 PM 161
Tell me about your shade irises by Polymerous Jun 6, 2016 8:14 AM 19
More plants from France - Cayeux Irises by Misawa77 Apr 10, 2016 7:27 AM 85
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Spring Blooms by Misawa77 May 5, 2016 4:01 AM 105

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