Irises forum→Elvis Presley related Iris?

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Name: Susan
Southeast NE (Zone 5b)
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stilldew
Jun 1, 2020 10:42 AM CST
I grow I'm All Shook Up and love it. A friend of mine has a father who loves Elvis Presley and is wondering if there are other iris with names that are related to Elvis?
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Region: California
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UndertheSun
Jun 1, 2020 10:45 AM CST
I'm still shook up that this one died on me.
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Region: California
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UndertheSun
Jun 1, 2020 10:47 AM CST
Blue Suede Shoes
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
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evelyninthegarden
Jun 1, 2020 10:54 AM CST
Susan ~ Here are a few from the database:

Elvis Presley


Elvis


Velvet Elvis (SDB)


Red Velvet Elvis (Louisiana)

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Name: Daisy
close to Baltimore, MD (Zone 7a)
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DaisyDo
Jun 1, 2020 10:56 AM CST
I have this Louisiana iris "Red Velvet Elvis" and it's wonderful: Louisiana Iris (Iris 'Red Velvet Elvis')

Edit: Oops, Evelyn, you beat me by a couple seconds!
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Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
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Totally_Amazing
Jun 1, 2020 9:21 PM CST
Unfortunately there are no photos for these ones..

Jailhouse Rock
Viva Las Vegas
Love Me Tender
(There is Love Me True if this is close enough)



I found these by just keying in a few song names into the iris database search page.
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
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Lestv
Jun 6, 2020 9:13 AM CST
There is also Elvis Dreamer (named for the beards like Elvis' sideburns I am guessing):

Let It Be Me:

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