Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Elegance in Blue') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2004
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: HH 37
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Medium blue, white spot by beard
Beard Color: White, tipped yellow

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
Parentage: AA1005-1: (G 1260-1: (B 723-M: (Fairy Fable x Christmas Time) x Party Look) x S659-1: (M 768-A: (H 755-A: (D 399-A x Launching Pad) x Bright Life) x M 755-1: (Something Else x J 571-A: (G 1212-A x Gold Trimmings)))) X Captain's Joy

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your top ten irises.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 15, 2020 12:28 AM 34
True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
I cannot save them all - EASTER BOUQUET by KatsI2 Apr 12, 2020 8:45 PM 8
Photos from Presby 2019 by BrightonPark Apr 11, 2020 8:11 PM 11
Your favorite iris that begin with "E" by bluegrassmom Jul 26, 2020 4:48 PM 30
Season 2020 by shizen Oct 24, 2020 5:38 PM 1,571
I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Jul 20, 2020 12:16 PM 85
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 30, 2020 12:16 PM 1,670
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Some favorites from 2018 by janwax Sep 15, 2018 1:35 PM 38
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Feb 4, 2020 9:48 PM 97
2018 Irises - Purchased and gifted alike! by UndyingLight Aug 20, 2018 8:55 PM 14
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 20, 2020 9:08 PM 502
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110

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