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Iris 'Eleanor's Pride'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Tall Bearded Iris
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Large, well formed pale powder blue flowers with slightly ruffled petal edges.
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.
Cross of Iris 'Jane Phillips' x Iris 'Blue Rhythm', bred by Edward Watkins, USA, 1952, named after his youngest daughter.
Dykes Medal, 1961