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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Elizabeth Nesmith
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: Sunlight x Quivera

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Let's see your pinks by UndertheSun May 22, 2019 11:34 PM 86
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 17, 2019 9:44 AM 2,487
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Top 10 most wanted list for next year by UndertheSun Oct 29, 2017 3:27 AM 288
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Fleurs de Mar by Muddymitts Jun 11, 2016 8:15 PM 452

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