Eleanor Roosevelt Bearded Iris

Eleanor Roosevelt Bearded Iris

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    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size

    #1 RHIZOME
  • Zone

    4-9
  • Bloom Time

    Midseason flowering. Reblooms late summer/fall (Mid to late spring with reblooming in late summer to fall.)
  • Height

    32 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Bearded Iris Description

This classic multiple award winner, which dates all the way back to 1933, is as incredible as the First Lady whose name it bears. It is, quite simply, one of the most gorgeous irises to be found in a garden! The majestic-looking blooms emerge in mid to late spring on 32" stems, then return during a second flowering period in late summer to early fall. These mildly fragrant flowers have purple standards, darker purple falls and distinctive white beards. You'll be amazed at Eleanor Roosevelt's vigour and prolificacy, reliably producing lots of blooms twice each season, year after year. Excellent for mid-border use and cut-flower arrangements.

Details

  • Botanical NameIris germanica 'Elenor Roosevelt'
  • FormRhizome
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering TimeMidseason flowering. Reblooms late summer/fall (Mid to late spring with reblooming in late summer to fall.)
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Flower ColorStrong purple
  • Flower FormFlowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
  • Foliage TypeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Height/Habit32 inches
  • Spread24 inches
  • Planting InstructionsSet rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.

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