Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Minute Man') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Donahue
Year Of Registration: 1936
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1936
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
Parentage: Swazi x unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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favorite iris by irisarian Jul 1, 2019 1:14 AM 24
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
I'm...going to take a break. by UndyingLight May 9, 2019 3:21 PM 45
Mosaic Virus in Irises by FullyWashable Nov 11, 2019 4:41 AM 31
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Napa Country Iris gardens closed by lilpod13 Sep 4, 2019 5:31 PM 33
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 17, 2019 6:55 PM 709
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
When shipping to others... by evelyninthegarden Aug 11, 2018 9:36 AM 22
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
My landscape architect decides which Iris to 'cull' by lilpod13 Apr 13, 2018 12:50 PM 25
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
Salem, Oregon trip.. What not to miss?? by bluegrassmom Mar 11, 2018 10:08 PM 49
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306

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