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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Mady Carriere'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Mady Carriere
Hybridized by Millet-Fils, Baker Gard; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1905,1938

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Margiempv On Feb 4, 2007, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Very lovely Historic Iris. Great grower and blooms for a long season here for me.

Several hybridized and introduction dates on this one. Not sure if it changed hands or it took that long to formally introduce it. Book says it's a mid-season bloomer.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tucson, Arizona
Durham, Maine
Shepherd, Montana
Concord, North Carolina
Greeneville, Tennessee



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