Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Evening Velvet') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 1984
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1984
Seedling Number: 1073-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Full purple
Beard Color: Purple
Fragrance: Slight
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987

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: Navy Strut X Mystique
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Summary of my iris season 2019 by Tienito Jul 18, 2019 1:38 PM 4
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 16, 2019 3:01 PM 2,478
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Confused Iris 2018 by AndreaD Feb 7, 2018 4:30 PM 17
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
My Enchanted Garden by Dachsylady86 Jan 30, 2018 5:14 PM 959
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of the Year! by Lestv Sep 21, 2015 8:23 PM 555
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 16, 2019 3:04 PM 17,375
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
Hanover Blooms by Misawa77 Aug 3, 2013 5:30 PM 194

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