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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Marvin Davis
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2002
Seedling Number: N2-A25-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Tan
Gold
Purple
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Chocolate plum standards, gold influence; light violet falls, darker center streak, 1/4" tan band, hafts bright brown
Beard Color: Mustard
Style Arm Color: Blended purple and gold
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Syncopation X Honky Tonk Blues
Child plants: 7 child plants

Tall bearded iris 'American Maid'

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Tall bearded iris 'American Maid'
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-13
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2018-05-21
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-25
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Location: My gardenDate: June 6, 2019
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Date: 2012-05-25
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-05-08
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: Spring 2021
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Location: Indiana
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Location: MarylandDate: 2017-05-292017 bloom
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Location: MarylandDate: 2020-05-25
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Date: 2016-05-08
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Date: 2012-05-17
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Location: IndianaDate: 2013 springTall bearded iris 'American Maid'
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013American Maid tall bearded iris
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Location: IndianaDate: May 2013American Maid tall bearded iris
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Comments:
Posted by diggit (southeast Indiana - Zone 6a) on May 27, 2013 11:36 PM

The photo by diggit is taken of a freshly opened bloom late in the evening on a cloudy day. The color combination is astonishing. Now if we could get Ghio form and fashion on this...........

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Stunning! by LynNY Jul 17, 2016 5:50 PM 1
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I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
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Show us your Blended Color irises by tveguy3 Jan 19, 2018 1:38 AM 165
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
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Stalk Problem by Bloombuddie Sep 17, 2018 10:33 AM 43
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