Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mystery') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: 1928
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1928
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Mrs. Horace Darwin X Miss Willmott

What's Blooming in AugustWhat's Blooming in August
August 25, 2012

August has turned out to be a good month here at Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens. Having suffered substantially from heat, drought, Japanese beetles, and moles during June and July, many of our flowering plants are bouncing back with amazing rapidity and vigor. Come on in and see what's blooming and who our lucky winner is in July's mystery blossom contest.

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