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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Lindsay's Blooms by LbsmittyJul 19, 2017 7:08 PM508
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3Jul 21, 2017 2:24 AM810
Bonnie's Bloomers 2017 by grannysgardenMay 15, 2017 8:13 PM978
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by LestvJul 16, 2017 5:16 AM1,140
Bloom Season 2017 by shizenJul 21, 2017 2:15 AM2,777
Iris of the day by gemini_sageJun 10, 2017 1:50 AM949
Rebloomers by bluegrassmomDec 7, 2016 11:50 AM138
Need advice regarding my Bearded Irises by AustralisNov 27, 2016 6:03 AM92
Iris identification help by LbsmittyJun 25, 2016 9:25 AM7
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4shortAug 26, 2016 9:57 AM510
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by LestvJan 1, 2017 10:08 PM1,322
A New Bloom Season starts! by tveguy3Jun 28, 2016 2:20 PM310
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tygerDec 20, 2016 2:01 AM1,211
Let's see your 2016 MTB's, Intermediates and Border Bearded! by LestvJul 31, 2016 6:53 PM241
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbredMay 30, 2016 10:37 PM100
Old iris by HamiltonSquareApr 21, 2016 7:58 PM15
Bloom Season 2016 by coboroJun 1, 2016 6:44 PM1,942
what irises do you want? by creativecloverJul 27, 2015 10:24 AM107
Let's See Some Historics by HenhouseJun 15, 2017 12:42 PM1,737
Season of the NOid's by HenhouseJan 15, 2016 11:33 AM957

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