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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1977
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1977
Seedling Number: I 195-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Tailored
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Ebony
Beard Color: Blue black
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978
Award of Merit: 1981

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: D754-1: (V435-1 x Y1560-15) X Navy Strut
Child plants: 73 child plants

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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 12, 2015 Plant emerged
Several fans have started.
dragonfetti On January 14, 2015 Seeds sown
Planted in the glass tulip garden.
dragonfetti On January 12, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; $2.98.
VAMOJO On July 31, 2015 Obtained plant
H-FDL
KelliW On July 9, 2019 Bloomed
Blooming a bit later than my other tall bearded irises
KelliW On October 1, 2018 Obtained plant
MamaFan From May 17, 2020 to June 7, 2020 Bloomed
3 Weeks, but planted across 3 different parts of the yard
SkirtGardener On August 29, 2020 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Tiny streaks on falls by Kabby Apr 13, 2021 9:35 PM 14
Weed Control in Your Iris Beds? by rtowerbay Apr 3, 2021 8:18 PM 22
Trimming Bearded Iris Foliage in Spring. by SonoveShakespeare Mar 5, 2021 10:06 AM 41
2021 Iris Season by Australis Apr 17, 2021 8:52 AM 432
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
Iris recommendations? by JasonT Dec 26, 2020 6:05 AM 21
Suggestions on TB irises that make huge clumps fast with plenty of flowers. by SonoveShakespeare Nov 6, 2020 11:10 AM 43
I got a box! :) by Grace_smith Aug 14, 2020 7:08 PM 27
Kinda went overboard - maybe by Topdecker Jul 27, 2020 11:23 AM 44
Web site for Iris availability by nursery by Henhouse Jul 8, 2020 1:08 AM 8
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
True Confessions 2020 by urania1 May 31, 2020 9:22 PM 31
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Oct 30, 2020 9:17 PM 962
Carolina in Blooms, 2020 by Lestv Apr 13, 2021 9:03 PM 460
Will gardens be open to the public this year? by lilpod13 Mar 18, 2020 2:44 AM 8
Your favorite iris that begin with "C" by bluegrassmom Mar 23, 2020 10:19 PM 78
Superstition - catalog and Rick's order wishes by Lestv Feb 24, 2020 11:55 PM 15
Cranfils Gap by cinvasko Jul 15, 2020 9:37 PM 15
2020 Orders by BlueFlagFan Apr 23, 2020 2:46 AM 286

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