Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sharp Dressed Man') in the Irises Database

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Hybridizer: Thomas Johnson
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2010
Seedling Number: Tz58A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Purple
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Medium purple standards; purple black falls with slightly lighter rim
Beard Color: Bright orange
Fragrance: Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012
Award of Merit: 2014
John C. Wister Medal: 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: Paul Black X Saturn
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-01-22
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-01
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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UndyingLight On September 20, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted September 21st, 2018
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden May 11, 2019 1:46 PM 26
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat May 20, 2019 6:37 PM 1,488
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight May 20, 2019 12:29 PM 556
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
This question is directed to those who have enough dark irises to compare by DaisyDo Aug 8, 2018 6:51 PM 15
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
red beard (not orange) on a dark purple, dark blue, black, or near blavk self by DaisyDo Jun 28, 2018 2:28 PM 25
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
Nearly identical irises... by evelyninthegarden May 26, 2018 7:46 PM 92
Rhode Island represent by Tienito May 30, 2017 8:13 AM 3
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Iris Guessing Game 5 by Lestv Mar 15, 2017 9:33 AM 122
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Story Time by Polymerous Jan 17, 2017 7:35 AM 52
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Show me your favorite lates! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2016 9:36 AM 30
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664

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