Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Night') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Grace Sturtevant
Year Of Registration: 1929
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)

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: (Sherbert x Sarpedon) X (Souv. de Mme. Gaudichau x Ambassadeur)

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Protecting from cold by sallysmom Nov 4, 2019 2:40 PM 5
Iris by sjcoelho Oct 21, 2019 6:16 AM 6
Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Sep 28, 2019 10:11 AM 14
Am I planting them correctly? by cinvasko Sep 29, 2019 3:52 AM 30
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
New Dykes Winner............... by Paul2032 Aug 20, 2019 5:55 PM 26
American Iris Society e-membership by DaisyDo Jul 31, 2019 10:29 PM 2
My Enchanted Garden 2019 by Dachsylady86 Oct 6, 2019 6:56 PM 444
Preparing Iris Beds by AndreaD Aug 4, 2019 7:34 PM 17
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 5:47 AM 87
I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
Disappearing Iris by Cinta Jun 30, 2019 6:16 PM 23
Iris international competition by ttkc4704 Jun 9, 2019 2:11 PM 18
Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
A wander around Iris Sisters Farm, May 2019 by Lestv Sep 2, 2019 11:32 PM 60
something eating my iris buds by Frillylily May 25, 2019 11:43 AM 6
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Iris visit by Rebekah May 18, 2019 9:10 AM 69

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