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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
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
Flowers: Showy
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: 18 child plants

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