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: 15 child plants

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Date: 2018-05-19
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Date: 2017-06-02
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-22
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-22
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Date: 2017-05-31
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2015-05-27
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Location: my yard
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-01-22
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-22
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Date: 2020-05-24
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Location: Mid America GardensDate: 2012-06-01
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Date: 2014-05-23
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Date: 2015-05-13
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Location: At Napa Iris GardensDate: 2014-04-26
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Date: 2013-12-15Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Location: Catheys Valley CAPhoto courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Tough iris for humid areas by cwwilson3 Sep 8, 2020 8:50 PM 3
Thanks, guys! by Amazindirt Aug 3, 2020 5:10 AM 12
Comparison please by DaisyDo Jul 8, 2020 8:25 PM 27
Virtual Iris Show by bluegrassmom Jul 7, 2020 2:43 PM 38
Season 2020 by shizen Oct 27, 2020 9:34 PM 1,578
Iris pictures to get us through in the winter... by evelyninthegarden Oct 20, 2020 2:40 PM 429
Black Magic Woman v. Sharp Dressed Man by AndreaD Nov 4, 2019 2:29 PM 7
New Dykes Winner............... by Paul2032 Aug 20, 2019 5:55 PM 26
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
My 2019 Northern Blooms by Lbsmitty Jun 29, 2019 10:06 PM 199
What Did You Lose Over Winter? by evelyninthegarden Jun 2, 2020 12:12 AM 78
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Oct 10, 2020 11:10 PM 871
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
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Mar 20, 2020 9:08 PM 502
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 Sep 2, 2019 7:17 AM 35

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