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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Ricker for Sass
Year Of Registration: 1957
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1957
Seedling Number: R-53-129
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Blue black
Beard Color: Blue black
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1958

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: Black Forest X sdlg 48-4: (sdlg 44-41 x Ebony Queen)
Child plants: 2 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden May 22, 2019 11:12 PM 1,053
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth May 3, 2019 6:15 AM 806
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
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Mid-America Garden May 5, 2015 by HighdesertNiki May 7, 2016 4:06 PM 18
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
how does one get into trading on here by irisfirefighter Apr 25, 2018 6:14 PM 110
Did you get a box? by Misawa77 Nov 23, 2015 9:30 AM 1,507
bonnie's blooms ~ 2015 by grannysgarden May 7, 2015 1:33 PM 425

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