Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: Y 882-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Purple black
Beard Color: Black
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994
Award of Merit: 1996
John C. Wister Medal: 1998
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1999

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: R 124-4: (M 229-C: ((((Allegiance x ((Envoy sdlg. x Black Castle) x L 474-J: ((Blue Glow x Black Belle) x Storm Warning))) x Black Swan sdlg.) x Navy Strut) x (((((Black Mischief x (Black Forest x Starless Night)) x L 474-J) x Black Swan) x Matinata) x Navy Strut)) x Titan's Glory) X Midnight Dancer
Child plants: 135 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris


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