Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Memorial Day') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Emory
Year Of Registration: 1935
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1935
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

The Need for Garden SentimentalityThe Need for Garden Sentimentality
May 30, 2016

Grandma’s roses, great grandma’s irises, historical perennials, heirloom bulbs, vintage gardening, and plants of historical importance – these are all terms that call out to the sentimental gardener.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My last NOID (for this year :) ) by daredra May 30, 2019 9:13 PM 8
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
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
Your Best Bloomers 2018 by urania1 Jun 10, 2018 9:03 PM 59
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 18, 2019 11:07 PM 2,708
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Aug 14, 2019 4:31 AM 1,488
Leftover iris---NOIDs by SJButler Mar 28, 2017 2:08 PM 1
Iris Showing by tveguy3 May 17, 2016 12:37 AM 63
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452
What iris made you love them by froggardener Mar 25, 2016 7:44 AM 86
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942

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