Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Nova at Midnight') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Carl Boswell
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: 144-78-2T
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Bloom Color Description: Royal purple standards, white at base; darker purple falls, white area around beard
Beard Color: Dark blue
Foliage: Purple Based

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: 64-73B: (Little Bit Orchid x Pink Sleigh) X Black Watch
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
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