Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Paul Black
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: O247C
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Registered Height: 25 inches (64 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Violet
Flower Patterns: Neglecta
Bloom Color Description: Dark blue purple standards; black falls, narrow blue purple edge and subdued violet white rays around beards
Beard Color: Violet tipped greyed orange in throat, light greyed yellow in middle, white at end
Style Arm Color: Dark inky blue black
Foliage: Purple Based
Fragrance: Pronounced
Spicy
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2013
Hans and Jacob Sass Medal: 2016
Fred and Barbara Walther Cup: 2011

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Unbalanced Tetraploid
Parentage: Ocean Depths X Wish Upon a Star
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Intermediate Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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