Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Darkness Falls') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Lesley Painter
Year Of Registration: 2018
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2019
Seedling Number: L11-13A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Black purple
Beard Color: Purple black
Fragrance: Pronounced
Sweet

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: Black Suited X Golden Gaga

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jan 6, 2020 11:00 PM 2,564
Mid-America Clearance Sale by Dachsylady86 Sep 29, 2018 5:05 PM 80
Some seedling pictures from 2017 by tveguy3 Apr 18, 2018 3:42 PM 113
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Iris germanica by Rik94 Jun 14, 2019 5:37 PM 185
Season of the NOid's by Henhouse Jan 15, 2016 11:33 AM 957
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Who wants to take a stab at some Blue NOIDs? by Henhouse Apr 21, 2014 6:34 AM 25
Purple base foliage in pictures by Misawa77 Nov 17, 2017 9:52 PM 57
Let's get this show on the road! by tveguy3 May 25, 2014 2:08 PM 1,561
Which Dykes Medal Winners do you grow? by Paul2032 May 18, 2019 11:33 PM 129

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