Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Myrtle May') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ella Callis
Year Of Registration: 1940
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1940
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Late

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: Liberty Bell x San Luis Rey

Discussion Threads about this plant
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TB iris spacing in temporary beds? by cinvasko Oct 14, 2019 6:35 PM 26
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
Relocating Iris bed by chris1948 Jul 25, 2017 7:02 AM 11
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 15, 2019 9:40 PM 17,973
Some pretty no id Irises to brighten winter days... by gemini_sage Sep 14, 2015 11:49 AM 410
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Life after the irises fade by Oldgardenrose Oct 28, 2011 6:20 PM 104

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