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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 2009
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2009
Seedling Number: PP 602-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple standards; dark purple black falls
Beard Color: Tangerine
Style Arm Color: Dark purple
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011
Award of Merit: 2013

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: JJ 241-1: (FF 77-1: (Old Black Magic x Satin Satan) x CC 279-1: (Y 682-2, pollen parent of Diabolique, x Black Tornado)) X Local Color
Child plants: 6 child plants


Photo gallery:
Date: 2018-05-16
By Valery33
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Date: 2019-05-15
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By Bloomers
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-03-30
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Location: Sacramento, CADate: 2020-04-17
By jigs1968
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By iciris
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By Henhouse
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Date: 2018-05-13
By Valery33
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Location: Michigan-my gardenDate: Spring 2021
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By Betja
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Location: Kaunas, Lithuania, EUDate: 2012-06-19
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Location: Kaunas, Lithuania, EUDate: 2013-02-03
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Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."
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Date: 2012-06-04Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Iris recommendations? by JasonT Dec 26, 2020 6:05 AM 21
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 23, 2020 10:17 PM 1,678
This question is directed to those who have enough dark irises to compare by DaisyDo Aug 8, 2018 6:51 PM 15
2018 iris wish list by creativeclover Oct 5, 2018 9:37 PM 20
red beard (not orange) on a dark purple, dark blue, black, or near black self by DaisyDo Sep 2, 2019 7:17 AM 35
Hillside Happenings by Snork Jun 11, 2018 7:12 AM 38
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Best Beards! by bluegrassmom Dec 21, 2017 10:50 PM 70
Iris guessing game by UndertheSun Jan 29, 2017 4:31 PM 104
Tempo Two by janwax Oct 29, 2016 11:05 AM 130
I want "Dracula's Kiss" . . . . by AlanJ Oct 9, 2016 5:16 PM 4
Which order are you most looking forward to receiving? by Dachsylady86 Apr 19, 2016 9:11 PM 58
Hello from North Texas by javaMom Apr 15, 2016 9:12 PM 126
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Jul 1, 2021 7:03 PM 182
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169

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