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■(LA) 'Black Widow'

1953, MacMillan

'Black Widow' (W. B. MacMillan, R. 1953). LA. 50" (127 cm), Late bloom. Color Class-V1D, Deepest violet self (blackest purple, darker than any M & P plate); no signal patch. From two chance seedlings. House o Mac 1953. Honorable Mention 1959; DeBaillon Award 1968. Recorded as Vinie in 49 Checklist; Class renamed Louisiana Iris.

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Side Profile, Photo by Ross Eagles of Diversity AcresPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Louisiana Iris FarmsPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Joe MusacchiaPhoto by Cindy Dufrene-CindyPhoto by Cindy Dufrene- CindyPhoto by Cindy Dufrene- CindyPhoto by Cindy Dufrene- CindyPhoto by Cindy Dufrene-CindyPhoto by Cindy Dufrene-CindyPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Carol S Price-Standards   Falls IrisPhoto by Louisiana Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Connie FordPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek GardenPhoto by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden-Taken at 2014 LA ConventionPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Iris City GardensPhoto from SLI 2005 Check List
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BlackWidow9.JPGJPG BlackWidow9.JPG manage 146 K 12 Jul 2022 - 18:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
LaBlackWidowSLI2005.jpgjpg LaBlackWidowSLI2005.jpg manage 43 K 28 Feb 2010 - 01:21 Main.mdfaith Photo from SLI 2005 Check List
blackwidow01.jpgjpg blackwidow01.jpg manage 78 K 24 Jun 2016 - 20:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow02.jpgjpg blackwidow02.jpg manage 63 K 12 May 2014 - 20:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Farms
blackwidow03.jpgjpg blackwidow03.jpg manage 79 K 31 May 2014 - 21:00 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
blackwidow04.jpgjpg blackwidow04.jpg manage 185 K 26 Jun 2016 - 03:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Joe Musacchia
blackwidow05.jpgjpg blackwidow05.jpg manage 839 K 21 Mar 2017 - 19:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene-Cindy's Louisiana Iris
blackwidow06.jpgjpg blackwidow06.jpg manage 212 K 26 Mar 2018 - 19:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene- Cindy's Louisiana Iris
blackwidow07.jpgjpg blackwidow07.jpg manage 236 K 26 Mar 2018 - 19:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene- Cindy's Louisiana Iris
blackwidow08.jpgjpg blackwidow08.jpg manage 93 K 13 May 2019 - 20:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene- Cindy's Louisiana Iris
blackwidow09.jpgjpg blackwidow09.jpg manage 356 K 05 Apr 2021 - 12:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene-Cindy's Louisiana Iris
blackwidow091.JPGJPG blackwidow091.JPG manage 225 K 08 Jun 2021 - 01:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Cindy Dufrene-Cindy's Louisiana Iris
blackwidow1.jpgjpg blackwidow1.jpg manage 29 K 24 Jun 2016 - 01:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow2.jpgjpg blackwidow2.jpg manage 77 K 24 Jun 2016 - 01:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow3.jpgjpg blackwidow3.jpg manage 33 K 30 Apr 2013 - 02:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow4.jpgjpg blackwidow4.jpg manage 45 K 04 May 2013 - 20:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow5.jpgjpg blackwidow5.jpg manage 35 K 04 May 2013 - 20:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow6.jpgjpg blackwidow6.jpg manage 39 K 04 May 2013 - 20:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Louisiana Iris Gardens
blackwidow7.JPGJPG blackwidow7.JPG manage 154 K 01 Jul 2022 - 02:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
blackwidow8.jpgjpg blackwidow8.jpg manage 116 K 12 May 2021 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Connie Ford
blackwidow9.JPGJPG blackwidow9.JPG manage 189 K 11 Apr 2020 - 11:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden-Taken at 2014 LA Convention
blackwidowIC.jpgjpg blackwidowIC.jpg manage 26 K 14 Dec 2011 - 19:33 BetsyHiggins Photo by Iris City Gardens
Topic revision: r38 - 25 May 2024, TerryLaurin
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