■(TB) 'My Lady By McKinney'

1924, McKinney

'My Lady' (Ella McKinney, R. 1924) TB. Midseason bloom. 34". Color Class-W8L. Award of Merit 1925 Cataloged by Totty 1924; Callis 1939.

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From Uranium County Iris catalog 1962: Standards off-white; Falls red-violet. The first American Award of Merit winner.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic attachments
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MyLady-DelNegro.JPGJPG MyLady-DelNegro.JPG manage 141 K 22 Oct 2018 - 01:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Patty Del Negro courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden.
MyLady-McDonald.JPGJPG MyLady-McDonald.JPG manage 413 K 22 Oct 2018 - 01:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mylady.JPGJPG mylady.JPG manage 157 K 17 Jan 2021 - 13:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mylady01.JPGJPG mylady01.JPG manage 477 K 22 Oct 2018 - 01:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mylady1.JPGJPG mylady1.JPG manage 151 K 17 Jan 2021 - 14:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r12 - 26 Jan 2021, WayneMesser
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