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Jun 1, 2020 10:42 AM CST
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Name: Susan
Southeast NE (Zone 5b)
Cat Lover Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Heucheras Irises
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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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Jun 1, 2020 10:45 AM CST
(Zone 9b)
Region: California Garden Ideas: Level 1
I'm still shook up that this one died on me.
Jun 1, 2020 10:47 AM CST
(Zone 9b)
Region: California Garden Ideas: Level 1
Jun 1, 2020 10:54 AM CST
Name: Evelyn
Sierra foothills, Northern CA (Zone 8a)
Irises Region: Ukraine Garden Procrastinator Bee Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader
Region: California Cat Lover Deer Bulbs Foliage Fan Annuals
Susan ~ Here are a few from the database:

Elvis Presley


Velvet Elvis (SDB)

Red Velvet Elvis (Louisiana)
"Luck favors the prepared mind." - Thomas Jefferson
Jun 1, 2020 10:56 AM CST
Name: Daisy
close to Baltimore, MD (Zone 7a)
Amaryllis Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Maryland Peonies Organic Gardener Irises
Herbs Hellebores Growing under artificial light Container Gardener Cat Lover Garden Photography
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!
-"If I can’t drain a swamp, I’ll go pull some weeds." - Charles Williams
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Jun 1, 2020 9:21 PM CST
Name: Robin
Melbourne, Australia (Zone 10b)
Region: Australia Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Seed Starter
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.
Jun 6, 2020 9:13 AM CST
Name: Leslie
Durham, NC (Zone 8a)
Garden Photography Cat Lover Irises Region: North Carolina Peonies Enjoys or suffers hot summers
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
There is also Elvis Dreamer (named for the beards like Elvis' sideburns I am guessing):

Let It Be Me:

Don't Be Cruel:
"The chimera is a one time happenstance event where the plant has a senior moment and forgets what it is doing." - Paul Black
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