Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Midnight Velvet') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2014
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: TC175B
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32 inches (81 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
White
Flower Patterns: Plicata
Bloom Color Description: Deep purple standards over white ground; deep purple bar across hafts and wide deep purple black plicata fall band on white falls, slight purple center stripe
Beard Color: Purple, hairs tipped orange
Style Arm Color: Deep purple
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2016

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: TY114AA: (Blackberry Tease x Keppel 98-204A, Tuscan Sun pod parent sib) X TY43AA: (High Master x Blackberry Tease)

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