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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barbara Nicodemus
Year Of Registration: 2002
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2004
Seedling Number: D8-4
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Bark black cherry red, falls with small white area by beards striated black cherry
Beard Color: Black cherry red, hairs tipped bronze
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006

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: Hello Darkness X Epicenter
Child plants: 5 child plants


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Date: 2019-05-16
By Valery33
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-04-21
By Betja
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2017-05-11
By Weiser
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By Betja
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2019-04-19TB Iris Crimson Lights
By GreenIris
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Location: Las Cruces, NMDate: 2020-04-15TB Iris Crimson LIghts
By GreenIris
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By Betja
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By Betja
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Date: 2010-05-23
By mattsmom
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
By Calif_Sue
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Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
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Photo courtesy of Comanche Acres Iris Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Would love to see photos of your "black" iris! by cinvasko Feb 2, 2020 4:59 PM 15
Overrated/Underrated Irises by UndyingLight Jun 19, 2019 8:29 AM 66
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
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
Any ideas what this is? by Frillylily May 7, 2017 9:56 AM 8
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
Need suggestions for memorial garden by SJButler Mar 29, 2017 4:28 AM 19
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
2016 Stout's by UndertheSun Sep 17, 2017 9:10 AM 164
A new Wish list for 2016 by janwax May 20, 2016 11:36 AM 574
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Midnight Embers by flowerpimp Jan 17, 2014 7:47 PM 11
Which TB irises are your "must have's"? by UndertheSun Oct 8, 2013 6:44 AM 62
What is your DARK colored iris by irisloverdee Sep 1, 2012 9:33 AM 48
Iris have started to bloom here in my garden by Newyorkrita May 29, 2012 11:06 AM 119
Our Favorite Dark Irises by Betja Apr 26, 2012 10:04 AM 42
Rockytop Gardens Catalog by Betja Jun 20, 2016 9:27 PM 20

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