Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'El Rojo') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mary Tharp
Year Of Registration: 1938
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1938
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Waconda x Cardinal

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is it? by Flowersgalore Oct 11, 2019 9:48 PM 4
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 18, 2019 2:19 PM 1,043
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 21, 2019 9:40 PM 2,510
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Please post your 2017 Iris Seedlings here by TsFlowers Nov 11, 2017 7:15 AM 107
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135
Visit to Superstition Gardens by AndreaD May 24, 2017 2:00 PM 28
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2019 5:37 PM 185
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789

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