Reticulated Iris (Iris 'Frank Elder') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: H.F.D. Elder
Classification: Reticulata
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 4: -30° to -20°
Bloom Color Description: Flowers large, rounded, blue with subtle infusion of yellow-green, spotted blue on the falls, sporadically with pure blue, crest yellow.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: Iris winogradowii x I. histrioides 'Major'


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Location: Part sun Zone 6Date: 2012-03-13
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Posted by William (Sweden) on Apr 15, 2018 3:44 AM

In comparison to the somewhat similar 'Katharine Hodgkin', 'Frank Elder' has paler flowers and an orange stripe on the falls. Katharine Hodgkin has a yellow stripe.

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