Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Mesmerizer') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1990
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1991
Seedling Number: E101-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Tangerine red with large uplifted frilly white flounce terminating in pale green button pompon
Space Age Beard Appendages: Flounces
Pompoms
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1993
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 2000
Dykes Memorial Medal: 2002

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: B37-12: (Sky Hooks x Condottiere) X Branching Out
Child plants: 185 child plants

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VAMOJO On July 14, 2017 Obtained plant
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UndyingLight On September 8, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 7th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your most vigorous iris by hippie Feb 10, 2019 2:05 PM 71
The Best for Less by Polymerous Jan 2, 2019 3:45 PM 14
Superstition Iris Gardens 2019 Introductions by lovemyhouse Dec 30, 2018 11:28 AM 82
My very first iris garden bed... by evelyninthegarden Oct 25, 2018 7:25 PM 36
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Feb 14, 2019 2:54 PM 235
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Nov 14, 2018 12:16 PM 1,446
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
Iris anomalies... by evelyninthegarden May 25, 2018 11:30 AM 6
Breezeway is open for business by grannysgarden Apr 23, 2018 3:09 PM 52
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Jan 20, 2019 11:51 AM 1,705
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
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
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith May 5, 2018 11:40 AM 86
Lessons we have learned from the iris garden this season (2017) by Polymerous May 10, 2017 4:36 AM 19
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Feb 16, 2019 11:48 AM 1,561
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
ID help by bluegrassmom May 1, 2017 7:43 AM 6
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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