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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Benjamin Morrison
Year Of Registration: 1925
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1926
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rare Blend by evelyninthegarden Oct 30, 2019 10:23 PM 18
Best spreadsheet.... by evelyninthegarden Oct 13, 2019 10:15 PM 17
Am I planting them correctly? by cinvasko Sep 29, 2019 3:52 AM 30
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Results of voting on the 2018 Tall Bearded Symosium Popularity Poll by DaisyDo Apr 10, 2019 1:04 PM 14
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
New vendor by BlueFlagFan Apr 9, 2019 7:45 AM 48
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Bloom Out Survey and Problem Solving by William May 31, 2019 3:43 AM 42
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
How many bearded irises are you growing? by Hybridizer Jun 30, 2019 10:12 PM 85
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
posters on this iris forum, add your name by Hybridizer Feb 16, 2019 2:03 PM 28
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Kids and gardening by Hybridizer Feb 4, 2019 10:25 PM 17
Your most vigorous iris by Hybridizer Feb 10, 2019 2:05 PM 71
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 13, 2019 11:48 PM 2,471

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