Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Myth') 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): 1918
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
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 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Oriflamme x Jeanne d'Arc

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Japanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna MythJapanese Irises: Dispelling the Prima Donna Myth
March 31, 2010

Some of my customers see the pictures of lovely Japanese irises on my website and say, "I wish I could grow some of those; they're so beautiful but so hard to grow." Are Japanese irises really that touchy? No, I don't think so.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Am I planting them correctly? by cinvasko Sep 29, 2019 3:52 AM 30
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 12, 2019 4:14 AM 2,462
Deepening in by UncleWill Sep 11, 2018 12:43 PM 12
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
Iris Show Themes by janielouy Feb 3, 2018 10:11 PM 16
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Bonus acorns for iris pictures by KentPfeiffer May 31, 2019 9:42 AM 42
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Susquehanna Iris Society Picnic Haul by Misawa77 Aug 20, 2016 8:13 AM 126
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
What can you do if your new rhizomes just sit there? by djinnevada Sep 24, 2015 1:08 PM 33
Hybridizing Iris by kidfishing Nov 29, 2015 9:41 PM 75
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 11, 2019 6:03 PM 17,354

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