Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Nora Eileen') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Gerald Richardson
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: 89-97-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 39 inches (99 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Magenta
Violet
Wine
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Wine red magenta, violet flash by beards
Beard Color: Violet
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997
Award of Merit: 2001

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 87-20-1: (Master Touch x 85-35-2: (((Bluebell Lane x 69-27-2: (((Limelight x Jake) x unknown) x Dress Suit)) x (Rockette x Blue Luster)) x Titan's Glory)) X Ever After
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-05-08
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Location: My garden, Watkins Glen, NYDate: June 2016
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Date: 2013-04-30
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-05-06
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 5, 2017
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2013-05-03
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: June 2015
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Location: Central Texas 76844Date: April 2011
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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magenta iris by DaisyDo Aug 18, 2018 7:54 PM 16
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
What are your 10 favorite iris for the 2014 season...... by Paul2032 Jun 16, 2014 12:31 PM 81
Lets watch our iris grow and bloom by Paul2032 May 17, 2013 7:06 PM 267
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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