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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Master Charles'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Master Charles
Hybridized by Williamson, E.B.; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1943

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 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

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet
Purple

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant

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)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention
Award of Merit

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive themikesmom On Nov 4, 2012, themikesmom from Concord, NC wrote:

Master Charles 1943 Williamson,E.B, TB Midseason 38" Fragrant 4x4 in.Flowers, Excellent Branching. From the Longfield Iris Farm Catalog for 1943 description: "A rich glowing mulberry iris with a definite charm and flare to the form. The flower has a wonderful sheen that gives it the glowing rich effect. Substance is excellent and color does not fade." HM 1944, AM 1946.



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