Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Blackout') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Walter Luihn
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: 81-11
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Silky black violet standards; blue black falls
Beard Color: Blackish blue
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988

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: By Night X Navy Chant
Child plants: 27 child plants


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Location: My garden in SE PADate: 2014-06-04
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Location: Melbourne, AustraliaDate: 11.11.13
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Photo courtesy of Iris City Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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