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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Spender
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Early 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: (((Evolution x Melchior) x (Sdlg.) x (Mrs. Valerie West)) x (Depute Nomblot)
Child plants: 3 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
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
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Let's see your ruffles! by tveguy3 Jan 17, 2017 6:40 AM 169
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Why is it always the ones you want the most............. by Muddymitts May 2, 2016 4:18 PM 90
What have you ordered so far for the year by creativeclover Oct 6, 2017 5:07 AM 117
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Most Wanted - photos of your Very Favorite One by janwax Jan 7, 2015 10:19 PM 656
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434
Bloom is busting out all over............. by Paul2032 Jul 2, 2014 2:04 PM 671

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