Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Morning Glory') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: James Kirkland
Year Of Registration: 1928
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
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
Child plants: one child plant

The ATP Top 50 Xeriscapic PlantsThe ATP Top 50 Xeriscapic Plants
July 19, 2014

Does xeriscapic mean boring and dry looking? Absolutely not! You'll never believe what beautiful blooms are available for the non-irrigated landscape. Come in and see.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 11:36 AM 2,468
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:34 AM 2,701
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
Blooming in my Utah Garden....... by Paul2032 May 15, 2015 2:42 PM 96
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 13, 2019 11:39 AM 17,361
Show me some signs of SPRING! by tveguy3 May 3, 2015 7:41 AM 999
2014 West Coast Trip Pictures by ARUBA1334 Mar 29, 2015 12:36 PM 291
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 13, 2019 11:27 AM 17,964
Tom Johnson Irises added this year 2014. by tveguy3 Feb 3, 2015 4:14 AM 140
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Iris Bed by Cat Jul 18, 2014 8:51 PM 121
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728
More Iris Bloom in My Utah Garden by Paul2032 Jun 11, 2013 9:16 AM 246

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