Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ice Maiden') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Tharp
Year Of Registration: 1940
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1940
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Late
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Flower Patterns: Self

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: Purissima X Santa Barbara
Child plants: 4 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Japanese irises (hanashobu) 2020 by Tienito Jul 5, 2020 3:36 AM 4
Virtual Iris Show by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2020 2:43 PM 38
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 15, 2020 10:01 PM 79
Looking for help by Greyduck Feb 28, 2019 11:56 AM 7
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Iris seedling prognostication fun by TBMan Jul 24, 2019 9:10 PM 21
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Jan 4, 2021 3:03 PM 3,391
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064

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