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

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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
Parentage: D754-1: (V435-1 x Y1560-15) X Navy Strut
Child plants: 72 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
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Roger Duncan by Lestv Jan 8, 2020 8:28 PM 13
Pictures of your vendor boxes by janielouy Nov 10, 2019 7:00 PM 11
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Jan 14, 2020 8:20 AM 211
Tall Bearded iris - Splatter Matters by julieseward1 Jul 6, 2019 11:04 AM 12
Is it possible....? by evelyninthegarden Jun 1, 2019 3:20 PM 6
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
Hillside Happenings '19 by Snork Jun 29, 2019 2:47 PM 159
Irises that do not live up to their names. by evelyninthegarden May 22, 2019 6:56 PM 16
Hanover 2019 Bloom Fest by Misawa77 May 17, 2019 5:29 PM 153
Choose 10 by DaisyDo Sep 10, 2019 10:42 AM 81
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Jan 21, 2020 11:52 PM 789
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Dec 20, 2019 10:05 PM 1,061
Tall bearded Iris "Get Back" by Robinvdb Apr 5, 2019 6:30 AM 13
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
How many of Joseph Ghio's irises do you have? by janwax Mar 22, 2019 9:00 PM 88
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
How about the little ones? by janwax May 22, 2019 6:51 PM 315
Grab bags at Sutton or Stout? by catanache Feb 15, 2019 9:56 AM 71
rhizomes grown in different zones by Hybridizer Jan 19, 2019 11:35 AM 11

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