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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1985
Seedling Number: R 114-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Purple
Bloom Color Description: Dark purple black
Beard Color: Ebony
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1987
Award of Merit: 1991

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: J 969-A: ((Night Song x A 588-A) x (Y 1608 x Matinata)) X Titan's Glory
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Date: 2011-05-29
By Valery33
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2019-05-02
By Ivan_N_Tx
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Location: Mrs. Z's - Kelowna, B.C.Date: 2007-05-30 6:55 am. A remarkable offspring of Titan's Glory.
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Photo courtesy of Blue J Iris Used with permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
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
Your Favorite Black Iris by urania1 Jan 19, 2020 10:59 PM 37
Darkside by Polymerous Jul 21, 2017 3:41 AM 7
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Sep 26, 2020 12:27 PM 3,021
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553
Question for the hybridizers by Polymerous Feb 19, 2019 10:36 PM 404
Top dozen TBs to recommend to a perennial gardener: your nominations by gemini_sage Nov 19, 2017 10:29 AM 164
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 26, 2020 1:24 PM 19,252
Show us your Colors - Part 2 by Muddymitts Feb 22, 2015 10:34 AM 819
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Show our Schreiners! Haves and wants. by tveguy3 Aug 19, 2017 12:54 PM 160
Mystery Iris!! Not what I ordered for sure.. by MileHighGardner Jun 7, 2014 6:29 PM 41
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe May 18, 2020 6:07 PM 17

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