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■(IB) 'Dark Avenger'

2003, Sutton

'Dark Avenger' (Michael Sutton, R. 2002). Seedling #N-1-A. IB, 19" (49 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards and style arms violet blue (RHS 96A); falls black (202A); beards blue, with dark violet blue feathered horn; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling #L-145: ('Little Violet Charm' x seedling #G-85-Q: ('Sigh' x 'Chanted')) X 'Midnight Thunder'. Sutton 2003.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Dark-AvengerNN.jpgjpg Dark-AvengerNN.jpg manage 30 K 06 Nov 2011 - 19:50 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's iris Garden
darkavenger01.jpgjpg darkavenger01.jpg manage 238 K 21 Nov 2017 - 16:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkavenger02.jpgjpg darkavenger02.jpg manage 127 K 28 Jan 2020 - 22:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkavenger03.jpgjpg darkavenger03.jpg manage 133 K 18 Apr 2020 - 21:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkavenger04.jpgjpg darkavenger04.jpg manage 141 K 04 May 2021 - 21:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkavenger040.JPGJPG darkavenger040.JPG manage 204 K 23 Apr 2023 - 10:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkavenger1.jpgjpg darkavenger1.jpg manage 182 K 10 Apr 2018 - 15:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
darkavenger15.JPGJPG darkavenger15.JPG manage 61 K 05 Feb 2012 - 19:58 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
darkavenger2.jpgjpg darkavenger2.jpg manage 53 K 12 Sep 2019 - 02:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
darkavenger5.jpgjpg darkavenger5.jpg manage 41 K 07 Oct 2013 - 20:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
darkavenger8.JPGJPG darkavenger8.JPG manage 127 K 15 Jan 2024 - 16:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
darkavenger9.jpgjpg darkavenger9.jpg manage 56 K 04 Mar 2022 - 16:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
darkavengerSPIib.jpgjpg darkavengerSPIib.jpg manage 64 K 18 Mar 2010 - 17:29 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
darkavengerlg.jpgjpg darkavengerlg.jpg manage 48 K 12 Jan 2010 - 22:40 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
Topic revision: r24 - 15 Jan 2024, TerryLaurin
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