Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dark Passion') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1998
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1998
Seedling Number: CC 270-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Ebony black
Beard Color: Black
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Parentage too lengthy for this data field. See comments section for more.
Child plants: 27 child plants

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Posted by admin on Aug 1, 2013 11:11 AM

Parentage: Aa 327-b: (Back in Black x Midnight Dancer) x W 484-2: (T 329-a: (((((Broadway Star x Whole Cloth) x Blue Mountains) x (Toll Gate x After Dark)) x ((Dream Time x ((Alpenrose x Anthem) x Gracie Pfost)) x (Skywatch x (Amethyst Flame x Silvertone)))) x (Master Touch x ((((Alpenrose x Anthem) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama)) x ((Alpenrose x Brigadoon) x (Amethyst Flame x Melodrama))) x Rondo))) x T 435-c: (Swazi Princess x Darkside Sib))

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by ladymary5 Jan 4, 2015 5:35 PM 1
Your very best blue iris? by evelyninthegarden Sep 15, 2018 10:34 AM 70
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
When making new iris beds, how do you arrange them? by evelyninthegarden Jun 22, 2018 4:48 PM 21
Do iris growers have a place for bloom count? What cultivars have the most? by bluegrassmom Jun 16, 2018 9:05 PM 14
What's your latest (in your region) TB iris to bloom? by TBMan Sep 18, 2018 12:21 AM 110
What are these bugs in my iris blossoms? by evelyninthegarden Jul 6, 2018 10:56 AM 23
Your Favorite Black Iris by urania1 May 22, 2018 10:14 PM 29
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Rhode Island represent by Tienito May 30, 2017 8:13 AM 3
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith May 5, 2018 11:40 AM 86
Superstition Gardens May 7, 2017 by Moiris May 14, 2017 10:43 AM 54
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Dec 2, 2018 1:40 PM 36
Length of Iris Bloom Season by urania1 Apr 21, 2017 3:21 PM 24
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756

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