Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Elvis Dreamer') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Tom Burseen
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 03-379A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Light blue
Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Pale blue standards, darker bases; violet blue falls, lighter edges, cream hafts
Beard Color: Bronze, violet blue at end
Style Arm Color: Pale blue, darker bases
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Awesome Alex X 01-247: (Meteor Margaret x 99-192: (97-640: (Magic Kingdom x Tender Gender) x 97-691: (Holy Cow x Electrique)))
Child plants: one child plant

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Photo gallery:
Date: 2018-05-02Love the wide orange beard!
By cocoajuno
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015
By Lestv
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015One of Elvis' sideburns close up!
By Lestv
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Location: SWDate: 2020-04-10I wanted to show how the beards look in this photo...love this dr
By cocoajuno
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Location: Durham, NCDate: May, 2015
By Lestv
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Burseens - I'll show you mine if you show me yours!! by Lestv Apr 18, 2018 1:47 PM 182
Looking for the longest and fattest horns on an iris by TomThumb Aug 4, 2017 10:48 PM 32
SUPER FREAK - Chimeras and other oddities by enidcandles Dec 21, 2017 1:16 PM 227
What Burseen Irises do you currently have in your Garden? by Misawa77 Apr 9, 2019 7:28 PM 196
Let's see your odd blooms by UndertheSun Mar 7, 2016 7:53 AM 78
Link the names game by coboro Feb 7, 2016 7:25 PM 45
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
What's the largest iris flower you can think of? by djinnevada Nov 16, 2020 11:35 AM 36
Rebloomers?? by bluegrassmom Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM 498
Chimeras! Oddities of Nature by Zencat Jun 7, 2015 8:50 AM 181
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 23, 2020 12:26 AM 19,582

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