Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mohawk') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Samuel Berry
Year Of Registration: 1942
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1942
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: 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: (Rose Madder x Mauna Loa) X King Tut

What's Blooming in AprilWhat's Blooming in April
April 19, 2012

Like many other parts of the Midwest, our spring came early in Iowa this year, with temperatures approaching those of summer. Unfortunately, we are back to reality now, with three successive nights of temperatures in the upper 20s. Some plants suffered visible damage, but many that I expected to see damaged breezed through the cold spell with nary a blemish! Come on into the garden and see what our early spring has wrought.

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