Miniature Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Midnight') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Samuel Berry
Year Of Registration: unknown
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): unknown
Classification: Miniature Dwarf Bearded (MDB)

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: one child plant

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Wild Iris RowsWild Iris Rows
June 29, 2015

I stood on a little knoll and looked around me. It was like nothing I'd ever seen, acres and acres of color spread out like a treasured old patchwork quilt made of random shapes and sizes. It was pieced together with strips of green and shades of brown that gently covered the rolling hills. It was an iris farm and every plant seemed to be blooming in glorious color!

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Plant Events from our members
evelyninthegarden From April 13, 2019 to April 24, 2019 Bloomed
This is the second year for this iris. It did not bloom the first year.
UndyingLight On August 24, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted August 25th, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Sep 28, 2019 10:11 AM 14
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Another Iris from Fremont by singhg45 Apr 18, 2019 6:39 PM 8
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 18, 2019 2:19 PM 1,043
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 20, 2019 9:31 PM 2,509
Sutton Introductions 2019 by lovemyhouse Jul 4, 2019 5:04 AM 213
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833

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