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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Mohr-Sydney B. Mitchell
Year Of Registration: 1929
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Foliage: Purple Based

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: Bruno X unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
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Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
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