Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mother of Pearl') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1917
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone

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: 7 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Lessons we have learned from the iris garden this season (2017) by Polymerous May 10, 2017 4:36 AM 19
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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