Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Witch's Wand') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: Q101-15
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Black
Violet
Flower Patterns: Bicolor
Bloom Color Description: Electric black violet standards; near black falls
Beard Color: Tangerine

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: Tomorrow's Child X Magic Man
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: West Valley City, UT
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Location: new albany, inDate: May
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Location: Schreiners GardensDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Warfordsburg, PADate: 2012-06-01
By starwoman
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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wanted: Witch's Wand Iris by Alliekate Jun 1, 2018 4:52 PM 2
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Celebrating Tempo Two Irises! by IrisLilli Dec 19, 2016 2:44 PM 72
Sharing your best iris pics by bluegrassmom Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 154
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
Clumps, groups, and bed shots! by Zencat May 6, 2016 5:54 AM 20
Your favorites with orange beards by bluegrassmom May 4, 2016 1:45 PM 27
Show us your NOID's by yadah_tyger Nov 8, 2018 6:58 AM 1,288
Why is it always the ones you want the most............. by Muddymitts May 2, 2016 4:18 PM 90
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Irises you got for the name and why. by tveguy3 Sep 2, 2019 9:40 PM 226
Trades? by Henhouse Jun 25, 2015 8:27 AM 47
how does one get into trading on here by irisfirefighter Apr 25, 2018 6:14 PM 110
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Sep 19, 2019 11:42 PM 17,084
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Show us your Colors - Part 12 by Muddymitts Mar 1, 2015 10:08 AM 162
Show your Colors - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 20, 2015 7:43 PM 247
Iris by the Alphabet - Part 4 by Muddymitts Feb 16, 2015 1:40 PM 424
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Sep 12, 2019 1:40 AM 17,756
Beards! by Henhouse May 28, 2016 6:30 PM 191

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