Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ming Lord') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2005
Seedling Number: L236-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Smoky violet lilac standards; red violet falls, faintest lighter edge
Beard Color: Bright tangerine over violet
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
Parentage: Stop Flirting X Romantic Evening
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Apr 14, 2019 7:12 AM 692
Best bets for a newbie, zone 5B by Keysfins Aug 19, 2018 3:43 PM 40
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Aug 22, 2018 9:49 AM 87
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
When making new iris beds, how do you arrange them? by evelyninthegarden Jun 22, 2018 4:48 PM 21
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Feb 3, 2018 5:12 PM 203
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Jul 17, 2018 5:56 PM 1,398
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
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
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Severe Weather Forecast Sites by yadah_tyger Apr 29, 2016 2:01 AM 50

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