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■(TB) 'Elmohr'

1942, Loomis

'Elmohr' OB- (P.A. Loomis by J. D. Long, R. 1942). AB, TMB, tall. Midseason bloom. Color-class R1M. Medium red purple. 'William Mohr' X red seedling. Long, 1942. (46/47 chromosomes. American Dykes Medal 1945.

Also listed in AB web: see 'Elmohr' for photos.

See below:

elmohr04.JPGelmohr6.JPGElmohr9.jpgelmohr9.JPGElmohr90.jpgelmohrdelane.jpgJ.D.Long and Elmohr.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Elmohr9.jpgjpg Elmohr9.jpg manage 54 K 29 Oct 2021 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Elmohr90.jpgjpg Elmohr90.jpg manage 67 K 29 Oct 2021 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
J.D.Long and Elmohr.jpgjpg J.D.Long and Elmohr.jpg manage 273 K 15 Feb 2018 - 23:10 Main.davepote J. D. Long and 'Elmohr', AIS Bulletin #112(January 1949): 92.
elmohr04.JPGJPG elmohr04.JPG manage 643 K 19 Mar 2016 - 14:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
elmohr6.JPGJPG elmohr6.JPG manage 65 K 08 Feb 2018 - 16:27 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned by Cathy Egerer from 1947 Maple Valley Gardens Catalog.
elmohr9.JPGJPG elmohr9.JPG manage 116 K 15 Aug 2021 - 14:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
elmohrdelane.jpgjpg elmohrdelane.jpg manage 222 K 02 Feb 2022 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r14 - 02 Feb 2022, TLaurin
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