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Tall Bearded Iris 'Magharee' (For my File)


By Siris

Tall Bearded Iris 'Magharee' (For my File) (Iris germanica (Orris))

Bought 2 years ago from my French supplier. First year of flowering.

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Look at the size of that beard !!!


31 May, 2018


No pollinating today, much too damp.
On the subject of pollination, it is said that's it's not necessary to emasculate the pod parent as bees find difficulty in getting into the modern flowers. However I've found lots of tiny beetles around the stigmatic lip, makes me wonder.

31 May, 2018



They are pollen beetles , as soon as the oil seed rape has finished flowering in the farmers fields they arrive on mass looking for food.


1 Jun, 2018


Thanks Gg, didn't know that. No fields around here for miles. Do they fly? Wonder if they sometimes get to pollinate an Iris flower before me?

1 Jun, 2018


Yes they do fly ... sounds reasonable they may pollinate but they are more interested in eating the pollen.


2 Jun, 2018


Hope they keep off my pollen.

6 Jun, 2018

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