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: (T 453-B: (R 708-C: (Lorilee x Lady X) x R 208-A: ((Sailor's Dance x F 142-1) x (I 144-G x (A 587-1: ((L 474-2 x Prince Indigo) x (Licorice Stick x N 364-1)) x D 4-A: ((S 640-1 x Blue Chiffon) x (Blue Chiffon x P 1033-1)))))) x T 449-A: ((Master Touch x ((((Alpenrose x Anthem) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama)) x ((Alpenrose x Brigadoon) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama))) x Rondo)) x (J 411-B, Sailor's Dance sdlg., x ((G 1517-B x Neptune's Pool) x (A 587-1: ((L 474-2 x Prince Indigo) x (Licorice Stick x N 364-1)) x D 4-A: ((S 640-1 x Blue Chiffon) x (Blue Chiffon x P 1033-1))))))) x Black Tornado)) X Local Color
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Common names
  • Iris
  • Tall Bearded Iris

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Date: 2018-05-16
Photo by Bloomers

Date: 2019-05-15
Location: Cisco, Tx 
Date: 2020-03-30
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: 2020-04-17
Location: Mt. Pleasant Iris in WA
Date: 2015-05-13
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Mid-America Gardens
Date: 2015-05-13
Photo by Henhouse

Date: 2018-05-11
Photo by iciris

Date: 2018-05-13
Location: Egg Harbor City, NJ
Date: May 2019

Date: 2021-12-26
Fantastic Christmas bloom!
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2020-05-01
flowering in my garden for the first time, hoped it would be more
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: Spring 2021
Location: East Tennessee
Date: 2017-04-20

Date: 2021-12-26
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2020-05-14
just opening
Location: Poilly-Lez-Gien France
"Photo courtesy of Cayeux Iris. Used with permission."

Date: 2021-12-26
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania, EU
Date: 2012-06-19
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania, EU
Date: 2013-02-03
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja

Date: 2012-06-04
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
Location: Whitesboro, TX
Image courtesy of The Shady Spot Iris. All rights reserved.
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2017-04-13
Nothing like a kiss from Dracula!
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Date: 2017-04-13
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: 2020-05-02
very subtle purple base foliage
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JasonT On December 26, 2021 Bloomed
Fantastic Christmas bloom! This is the first bloom. Obtained Iris in late Fall 2020
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