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■(TB) 'Eleanor's Pride'

1956, Watkins

'Eleanor's Pride' (Edward Watkins, R. 1952). Seedling 50-32A. TB, height 41" (104 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class B1L, Self, powder blue. 'Jane Phillips' X 'Blue Rhythm'. Fairmount 1956. High Commendation 1952; Honorable Mention 1956; Award of Merit 1958; American Dykes Medal 1961.

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From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: ELEANOR'S PRIDE (Watkins '56) M-42". '61 DYKES. Superb light blue, beautifully shaped. Petals ruffled, of great weather resistance. A clump gives a most extraordinary tricolor effect, due to medium blue buds, light blue freshly opened blooms, and pure clean white of day-old flowers. JC'57; AM'58. Jane Phillips X Blue Rhythm. Reg. $4.00; on $15 order 2 for $3.60; on $25 order 3 for $3.40.
From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: ELEANOR'S PRIDE (Watkins '56) M. 39 in. (Jane Phillips x Blue Rhythm). A rich powder blue self that will fairly take your breath with its beauty. Large broad, ruffled, heavily substanced and beautifully carried on strong well branched stalks. Dykes Medal '61. 4.00.
 

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Elanors_Pride_Whatkins_1956_N1_DM_1961.JPGJPG Elanors_Pride_Whatkins_1956_N1_DM_1961.JPG manage 73 K 22 Dec 2009 - 11:23 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
EleanorsPride01.jpgjpg EleanorsPride01.jpg manage 61 K 22 Nov 2014 - 16:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EleanorsPride03.jpgjpg EleanorsPride03.jpg manage 272 K 10 Apr 2017 - 19:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
EleanorsPride6.jpgjpg EleanorsPride6.jpg manage 63 K 05 Sep 2013 - 20:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
EleanorsPrideAA.jpgjpg EleanorsPrideAA.jpg manage 31 K 15 Feb 2011 - 20:53 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
EleanorsPrideEI.jpgjpg EleanorsPrideEI.jpg manage 39 K 11 Dec 2012 - 20:28 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
EleanorsPrideWatkins52kp.JPGJPG EleanorsPrideWatkins52kp.JPG manage 54 K 12 Jan 2011 - 20:05 KentPfeiffer Taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska on May 17, 2010
EleanorsPridec.JPGJPG EleanorsPridec.JPG manage 63 K 06 Jun 2010 - 14:57 KentPfeiffer Picture taken at the Sass Memorial Garden near Ashland, Nebraska
eleanor01.jpgjpg eleanor01.jpg manage 93 K 02 May 2015 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Breezeway Iris Garden
eleanor02.jpgjpg eleanor02.jpg manage 86 K 08 Jun 2015 - 13:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
eleanorspride01.jpgjpg eleanorspride01.jpg manage 15 K 12 Aug 2014 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Gal Iris Garden
eleanorspride02.JPGJPG eleanorspride02.JPG manage 51 K 11 May 2014 - 01:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-taken at Royal Botanical Garden-Hamilton-Ontario-Canada
eleanorspride03.jpgjpg eleanorspride03.jpg manage 51 K 21 Jul 2014 - 21:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Damon Gardens
eleanorspride04.jpgjpg eleanorspride04.jpg manage 46 K 21 Aug 2014 - 15:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
eleanorspride7.jpgjpg eleanorspride7.jpg manage 50 K 12 Oct 2013 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
eleanorspride8.jpgjpg eleanorspride8.jpg manage 67 K 08 Nov 2013 - 16:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r33 - 01 Jul 2019, Betsy881
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