Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Black Phantom') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 2001
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2001
Seedling Number: X137A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Blackish plum standards; black falls
Beard Color: Black
Style Arm Color: Blackish plum
Fragrance: Slight

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Hello Darkness X En Garde
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Jun 24, 2019 5:05 PM 883
Hello - Introduction and Public GOAL Declaration by wvyen Jan 13, 2019 7:53 PM 26
Deepening in by UncleWill Sep 11, 2018 12:43 PM 12
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"Thrivers" -- 2018 by TBMan Nov 7, 2018 1:09 PM 115
My least favorite iris by LynnDel May 31, 2019 3:45 AM 267
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Mother rhizomes...anyone want them? (Done) by UndertheSun Aug 6, 2017 4:25 PM 62
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
The Top 10 in Your Garden 2015 by janwax Aug 1, 2015 9:59 AM 106
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jun 15, 2019 7:48 PM 16,746
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
One years growth by UndertheSun Jul 18, 2014 7:19 PM 39
What are your 10 favorite iris for the 2014 season...... by Paul2032 Jun 16, 2014 12:31 PM 81
new iris by arilbred Oct 7, 2013 9:09 AM 53
Napa Iris Garden visit by Calif_Sue Oct 15, 2014 10:57 AM 32

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