Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Eleanor Roosevelt') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Hans Peter Sass
Year Of Registration: 1933
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1933
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 21 inches
Bloom Season: Mid
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 7: 0°-10°
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1936
Award of Merit: 1937

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Amas X ( Iris pumila* x unknown) *Possibly Iris lutescens
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 19, 2018 1:09 PM 16
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgarden May 15, 2017 8:13 PM 978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Dec 27, 2017 8:35 AM 1,480
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Jan 5, 2018 2:22 AM 3,765
Iris of the day by gemini_sage Nov 11, 2017 4:30 PM 954
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Rebloomers by bluegrassmom Dec 7, 2016 11:50 AM 138
Need advice regarding my Bearded Irises by Australis Nov 27, 2016 6:03 AM 92
Iris identification help by Lbsmitty Jun 25, 2016 9:25 AM 7
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Nov 8, 2017 12:55 PM 527
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 1, 2017 10:08 PM 1,322
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3 Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM 310
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 10, 2017 2:43 AM 1,266
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by Lestv Jul 31, 2016 6:53 PM 241
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
Old iris by HamiltonSquare Apr 21, 2016 7:58 PM 15
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
what irises do you want? by creativeclover Jul 27, 2015 10:24 AM 107

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