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■(TB) 'Dark Passion'

1998, Schreiner

'Dark Passion' (Schreiner, R. 1998). Seedling CC 270-1. TB, 35" (89 cm). Midseason bloom. Ebony black (RHS 202A to 103A) self; beards black; lightly ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. Seedling AA 327-B: ('Back In Black' x 'Midnight Dancer') X seedling W 484-2: (seedling T 329-A: ((((('Broadway Star' x 'Whole Cloth') x 'Blue Mountains') x ('Toll Gate' x 'After Dark')) x (('Dream Time' x (('Alpenrose' x 'Anthem') x 'Gracie Pfost')) x ('Skywatch' x ('Amethyst Flame' x 'Silvertone')))) x ('Master Touch' x (((('Alpenrose' x 'Anthem') x 'Amethyst Flame' x 'Melodrama')) x (('Alpenrose' x 'Brigadoon') x ('Amethyst Flame' x 'Melodrama'))) x 'Rondo'))) x seedling T 435-C: ('Swazi Princess' x 'Darkside' sib)). Schreiner 1998. Honorable Mention 2001.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,OntarioPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by John BruceIn MSU botanical gardenIn MSU botanical gardenDark Passion flPhoto: IriswarehousedarkpassionPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Exline Iris GardenPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Richmond Irises-New ZealandPhoto by Amazing Iris Garden-New ZealandPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.Photo by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by HildenbrandtPhoto by LoktevPhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Pilmore GardensPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Stoney Creek IrisPhoto by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-Francetaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006photo Delane LangtonPicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by The Iris FanPhoto by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner


Awaiting original catalog description.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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 - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DARKPASSION01.jpgjpg DARKPASSION01.jpg manage 139 K 04 Dec 2015 - 23:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
DARKPASSION010.JPGJPG DARKPASSION010.JPG manage 288 K 13 Apr 2024 - 02:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
DARKPASSION4.JPGJPG DARKPASSION4.JPG manage 179 K 22 Nov 2018 - 23:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
DARK_PASSION1_EI.jpgjpg DARK_PASSION1_EI.jpg manage 139 K 07 Sep 2015 - 18:40 Main.ruiris In MSU botanical garden
DARK_PASSION_EI.jpgjpg DARK_PASSION_EI.jpg manage 125 K 07 Sep 2015 - 18:40 Main.ruiris In MSU botanical garden
DSCN2968.JPGJPG DSCN2968.JPG manage 68 K 28 May 2011 - 04:15 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs. Picture taken at Schreiner's Gardens.
Dark-PassionNN.jpgjpg Dark-PassionNN.jpg manage 48 K 06 Nov 2011 - 19:54 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Dark01.jpgjpg Dark01.jpg manage 64 K 11 Mar 2015 - 21:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Tara Perennial Farm,Owen Sound,Ontario
DarkPassion01.jpgjpg DarkPassion01.jpg manage 43 K 28 Sep 2014 - 02:34 TerryLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
DarkPassion02.jpgjpg DarkPassion02.jpg manage 145 K 15 Sep 2017 - 02:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
DarkPassion3.jpgjpg DarkPassion3.jpg manage 121 K 30 Oct 2016 - 01:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
DarkPassionTIF.jpgjpg DarkPassionTIF.jpg manage 37 K 04 Dec 2011 - 21:15 BetsyHiggins Photo by The Iris Fan
DarkPassion_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg DarkPassion_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 72 K 26 Jan 2012 - 23:56 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Dark_Passion.jpgjpg Dark_Passion.jpg manage 41 K 31 Dec 2009 - 03:26 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Dark_Passion_fl.jpgjpg Dark_Passion_fl.jpg manage 69 K 08 Mar 2011 - 04:18 IrisP  
dark03.jpgjpg dark03.jpg manage 84 K 07 Jun 2015 - 02:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
dark_passion_Iriswarehouse.JPGJPG dark_passion_Iriswarehouse.JPG manage 54 K 07 May 2013 - 14:13 Main.Iriswarehouse Photo: Iriswarehouse
darkpassion.jpgjpg darkpassion.jpg manage 63 K 07 Jan 2010 - 00:22 Main.avmoran  
darkpassion01.jpgjpg darkpassion01.jpg manage 73 K 21 Dec 2014 - 03:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
darkpassion02.jpgjpg darkpassion02.jpg manage 43 K 27 Jul 2014 - 01:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Richmond Irises-New Zealand
darkpassion03.jpgjpg darkpassion03.jpg manage 32 K 02 Jan 2015 - 03:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
darkpassion04.jpgjpg darkpassion04.jpg manage 57 K 11 Jul 2013 - 02:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
darkpassion05.JPGJPG darkpassion05.JPG manage 84 K 01 Dec 2014 - 04:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
darkpassion06.JPGJPG darkpassion06.JPG manage 56 K 20 Jul 2015 - 21:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
darkpassion08.jpgjpg darkpassion08.jpg manage 113 K 27 Nov 2015 - 20:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
darkpassion12.jpgjpg darkpassion12.jpg manage 36 K 15 Aug 2013 - 17:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Hildenbrandt's Iris Garden
darkpassion13.jpgjpg darkpassion13.jpg manage 31 K 05 Oct 2013 - 12:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
darkpassion14.jpgjpg darkpassion14.jpg manage 62 K 08 Nov 2013 - 14:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
darkpassion15.jpgjpg darkpassion15.jpg manage 38 K 03 Mar 2014 - 16:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
darkpassion2.jpgjpg darkpassion2.jpg manage 816 K 11 Aug 2017 - 02:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
darkpassion3.jpgjpg darkpassion3.jpg manage 188 K 18 Mar 2017 - 03:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
darkpassion4.jpgjpg darkpassion4.jpg manage 78 K 16 Jan 2017 - 17:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
darkpassion5.jpgjpg darkpassion5.jpg manage 313 K 25 Nov 2017 - 19:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkpassion6.jpgjpg darkpassion6.jpg manage 164 K 28 Dec 2017 - 22:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkpassion7.jpgjpg darkpassion7.jpg manage 150 K 08 Oct 2020 - 21:51 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
darkpassion9.JPGJPG darkpassion9.JPG manage 223 K 28 Feb 2020 - 16:32 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
darkpassion_jb.jpgjpg darkpassion_jb.jpg manage 71 K 15 Apr 2013 - 20:15 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton
darkpassions09SPI.jpgjpg darkpassions09SPI.jpg manage 63 K 18 Mar 2010 - 17:54 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Topic revision: r54 - 13 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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