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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Trading for Ben Hager irises by cwwilson3 Jun 10, 2020 7:09 PM 1
some new ones popping up by en2gen Jun 8, 2020 9:41 PM 32
Trying hard to ID my iris by en2gen Apr 30, 2020 9:29 PM 10
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
IB or BB purple with scuffy beard by Winklemanmr Apr 3, 2020 1:24 AM 2
Season 2020 by shizen Jul 20, 2020 3:13 PM 1,428
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 25, 2020 6:29 AM 1,649
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Your most vigorous iris by Hybridizer May 19, 2020 11:26 AM 79
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
I think I am too old for this. by caitlinsgarden Mar 12, 2019 11:53 AM 57
Probably not 'Jazzed Up'? by MrsBinWY Jun 11, 2018 8:05 PM 11
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bloom 2018 by arilbred May 23, 2018 5:34 AM 80
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511

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