Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'My Maryland') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Earl Sheets
Year Of Registration: 1930
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1930
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1930

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: Glowing Embers x Cardinal

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Can an iris rebloom if it never bloomed in the Spring? by bxncbx Aug 31, 2019 8:06 AM 11
Preparing Iris Beds by AndreaD Aug 4, 2019 7:34 PM 17
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
Newbie planning an iris bed by julieseward1 May 12, 2019 4:18 PM 34
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
Is there a modern iris like Dusky Challenger? by LynNY Jun 17, 2019 8:25 AM 53
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:34 AM 2,701
Bonus acorns for iris pictures by KentPfeiffer May 31, 2019 9:42 AM 42
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Let's Talk "Dirt" . . . by AlanJ Aug 22, 2016 6:20 AM 87
Spring Weather 2016 by AlanJ Apr 9, 2016 9:35 AM 43
Bonnie's Bloomers ~ 2016 by grannysgarden Oct 9, 2016 1:00 AM 731
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801

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