Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Black Magic Woman') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Richard Tasco
Year Of Registration: 2008
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 01-TB-66-84
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark red violet standards; jet black falls
Beard Color: Burnt persimmon orange
Style Arm Color: Dark red violet, lighter edges
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010
Award of Merit: 2012
John C. Wister Medal: 2014

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: Night Game X Romantic Evening
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Posted by KentPfeiffer (Southeast Nebraska - Zone 5b) on Mar 22, 2012 10:09 AM

One of the best of the many decedents of Romantic Evening.

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