Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Midnight Sharp') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: George Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Black purple
Beard Color: Black purple, tipped rust
Style Arm Color: Black purple
Fragrance: Musky

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: T-653: (Q-694: ((Star Master x Progressive Attitude) x (Kathleen Kay Nelson x Diabolique)) x Yosemite Nights) X Sweet Baby

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Sep 22, 2020 3:52 PM 1,469
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Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
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Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
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2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
What is your DARK colored iris by irisloverdee Sep 1, 2012 9:33 AM 48
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