Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Elegy') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: John Wareham
Year Of Registration: 1924
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1924
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Signs of Spring ! by janwax May 5, 2018 5:27 PM 251
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
NOID identification (cowboy caviar maybe?) by lilpod13 Jul 29, 2017 7:21 AM 13
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
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
Which ones will you be culling this year? (old 2016 thread) by Henhouse May 31, 2019 1:50 PM 198
OK guys it's Fess Up time! by tveguy3 Dec 22, 2017 2:10 PM 801
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Classic iris yours for postage! by Lestv Sep 8, 2015 4:04 AM 87
And the winner is??? by tveguy3 Aug 21, 2015 5:35 PM 750
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 11 by Muddymitts Feb 28, 2015 7:40 AM 162
Show us your iris plantings...... by Paul2032 Oct 20, 2015 11:21 AM 159
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821

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