Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ma Mie') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Cayeux
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1906
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata

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
Child plants: one child plant

Historic iris introduced 1906 by Cayeux

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March 10, 2014

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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-04-09Historic iris introduced 1906 by Cayeux
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-04-15Honoring Paris today because of the tragedy.
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Location: Aquitania (France)Date: 2012-05-25
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Location: Paris, FranceDate: 2016-05-17
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Location: Paris, FranceDate: 2016-05-17
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What is your favorite MTB? by LynnDel Dec 13, 2019 9:29 PM 20
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
2019 Bloom has started - Daisy's Garden by DaisyDo Jun 7, 2019 7:29 PM 80
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
Zone7 bloom 2019 by arilbred May 14, 2019 8:44 AM 32
Help in Iris ID from Fremont by singhg45 Apr 17, 2019 2:52 PM 7
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 15, 2020 10:39 PM 777
What is the top 2 or 3 irises you want by creativeclover May 26, 2019 12:58 AM 26
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2019 10:05 PM 1,061
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Iris colors......? by TBMan Dec 7, 2018 12:33 PM 20
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Tully Herror by DaisyDo Aug 3, 2018 1:59 PM 25
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
A Visit to Bluebird Haven Iris Gardens by evelyninthegarden Jun 1, 2018 12:10 PM 27
Miniature Tall Bearded Iris by lclehman1 May 13, 2018 11:05 PM 4
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686

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