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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Loleta Powell
Year Of Registration: 1980
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1980
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 31 inches (79 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Blue black
Beard Color: Pale yellow, tipped blue

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: Tar Barrel X unknown

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Location: My garden in SE PADate: 2014-05-25
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