Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Black Tie Affair') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Year Of Registration:1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):1993
Seedling Number:AA 273-B
Classification:Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height:36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season:Mid
Bloom Color Classification:Black
Flower Patterns:Self
Bloom Color Description:Inky black
Beard Color:Black
Awards:Honorable Mention: 1995
Award of Merit: 1997

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
Underground structures:Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Parentage:T 392-A: (Black Dragon x Titan's Glory) X T 315-A: (K 398-1: (B 302-G: (((Broadway Star x Whole Cloth) x Blue Mountains) x (Toll Gate x After Dark)) x H 296-A) x P 273-B: (Morning Hymn x Louisiana Lace))
Child plants:17 child plants


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM99
Black irises...show me yours! by enidcandlesMay 19, 2015 8:06 AM42
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Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM160
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwaxApr 9, 2017 7:45 AM624
new iris by arilbredOct 7, 2013 9:09 AM53
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