Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Coal Seams') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2013
Seedling Number: MM 425-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 41 inches (104 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple standards; slightly darker purple falls
Beard Color: Dark purple
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015
Award of Merit: 2017

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: Badlands X GG 378-A: (Dark Passion x Thunder Spirit)

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Location: frotn garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/20/2014
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Location: front garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/20/2014top view
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-05-28
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Date: 2014-05-20
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2015-05-30
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Location: front garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/21/2014clump shot
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Location: front garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/20/2014
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Location: front garden, Durham, NCDate: 05/20/2014
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Date: 2014-05-19
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Location: Durham, NCDate: Durham, NCIn bright sun
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Location: Lewiston, IdahoDate: 5-14-2015
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Location: Lewiston, IdahoDate: 5-14-2015
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Location: Lewiston, IdahoDate: 5-14-2015
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Location: Knoxville, TN
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Gorgeous! by mellielong Jan 4, 2015 5:25 PM 0
coal seams iris by pitcherell Feb 25, 2016 12:05 PM 1
Wow photo! by cliftoncat Oct 30, 2016 2:18 AM 0
Black Iris ID by ania555 May 14, 2020 6:11 AM 8
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Jul 10, 2020 11:08 AM 390
Trading on this forum by bluegrassmom Apr 22, 2020 6:15 AM 4
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Timothy! ......... haven't you learned -- ANYTHING????? by TBMan Dec 14, 2018 10:33 AM 87
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
This question is directed to those who have enough dark irises to compare by DaisyDo Aug 8, 2018 6:51 PM 15
which purples make you drool? by DaisyDo May 23, 2020 12:08 AM 73
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
Any traders on this forum? by bluegrassmom May 19, 2017 7:58 PM 4
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43

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