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■(TB) 'Eldorado'

1910, Vilmorin

'Eldorado' (Vilmorin, 1910) TB Midseason bloom. Color Class S4D.

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References

Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1910, Nouvelle série, Tome X, p. 328; 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 215; note: listed as introduced in 1906.
Vilmorin-Andrieu & Cie, catalogue de plantes 1918, p. 47.
 
From the Cornell Extension Bulletin 112, 1925: "Color effect a bronzed lilac and purple blend. Standards livid purple bronzing aniline yellow. Falls raisin purple bronzed, fading to light phlox purple. The beard is dense and conspicuous, shading from old gold to orange at the base. Colors in this variety seem to be intensified or blended as seasons or physical conditions change. The flower is open in form, with long, narrow segments which are very subtley blended. The flowering stalks are tall, sometimes sprawling, but widely branched and well set, with clawlike blooms. Distinct. Rating 78". Pleasant fragrance. C., A.M. RHS 1916
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: ELDORADO — (New.) Coloring unique and distinct resulting from a mingling of yellowish-bronze and violet. S. yellowish-bronze shaded with violet; F. violet touched with yellowish-bronze, haft strongly striped with brown; style arms golden-yellow and violet; beard bright yellow. Divisions all narrow and very long. Thirty-two inches. $1.15.

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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ElDorado01.JPGJPG ElDorado01.JPG manage 60 K 11 Dec 2014 - 20:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ElDorado8.jpgjpg ElDorado8.jpg manage 39 K 08 Sep 2013 - 14:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ozark Iris Gardens,LLC
Eldorado03.JPGJPG Eldorado03.JPG manage 142 K 06 Dec 2016 - 15:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Eldorado04.JPGJPG Eldorado04.JPG manage 170 K 06 Dec 2016 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Eldorado12BHI.jpgjpg Eldorado12BHI.jpg manage 71 K 18 Apr 2012 - 17:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EldoradoRT.jpgjpg EldoradoRT.jpg manage 24 K 22 Jan 2012 - 16:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
EldoradoSG.jpgjpg EldoradoSG.jpg manage 67 K 12 Dec 2011 - 18:44 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Iris, UK
eldorado01.jpgjpg eldorado01.jpg manage 180 K 05 May 2017 - 11:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
eldorado02.jpgjpg eldorado02.jpg manage 68 K 25 Apr 2015 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Janet Smith
eldorado03.JPGJPG eldorado03.JPG manage 247 K 10 May 2018 - 19:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado033.JPGJPG eldorado033.JPG manage 121 K 12 Jun 2020 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado04.JPGJPG eldorado04.JPG manage 332 K 10 May 2018 - 19:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado044.JPGJPG eldorado044.JPG manage 117 K 12 Jun 2020 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado05.JPGJPG eldorado05.JPG manage 690 K 10 May 2018 - 19:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado06.JPGJPG eldorado06.JPG manage 559 K 10 May 2018 - 19:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado07.JPGJPG eldorado07.JPG manage 182 K 21 Dec 2021 - 15:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
eldorado1.jpgjpg eldorado1.jpg manage 34 K 11 Jul 2010 - 03:22 Main.mikeu Eldorado by Mike Unser
eldorado2.jpgjpg eldorado2.jpg manage 68 K 11 Jul 2010 - 03:15 Main.mikeu Eldorado by Mike Unser
eldorado5.jpgjpg eldorado5.jpg manage 72 K 21 Jan 2010 - 23:09 Main.htb ©2005 Laurie Frazer
eldorado9.JPGJPG eldorado9.JPG manage 216 K 03 Jul 2023 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
eldorado90.JPGJPG eldorado90.JPG manage 265 K 03 Jul 2023 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r38 - 03 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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