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■(TB) 'Darkside'

1985, Schreiner

'Darkside' (Schreiner, R. 1985). Seedling R 114-A. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late midseasson bloom. Ruffled rich dark purple black; purple ebony beard. Seedling J 969-A: (('Night Song' x seedling A 588-A) x (seedling Y 1608 x 'Matinata')) X 'Titan's Glory'. Schreiner 1985. Honorable Mention 1987; Award of Merit 1991.

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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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-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-07-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_0114-X2_darkside.jpgjpg BHP_0114-X2_darkside.jpg manage 187 K 19 Feb 2016 - 00:40 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
DARKSIDE06.jpgjpg DARKSIDE06.jpg manage 66 K 20 Apr 2014 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
DarkSide3.jpgjpg DarkSide3.jpg manage 58 K 14 Nov 2010 - 08:31 TasV 'Darkside', Tasmania, Australia, 2010
Darkside.jpgjpg Darkside.jpg manage 65 K 27 Feb 2012 - 19:56 AdamCordes Photo by Adam Cordes
Darkside01.jpgjpg Darkside01.jpg manage 79 K 26 Apr 2015 - 12:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
Darkside02.jpgjpg Darkside02.jpg manage 173 K 27 Feb 2017 - 21:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Darkside04.JPGJPG Darkside04.JPG manage 67 K 23 Mar 2014 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Darkside05.jpgjpg Darkside05.jpg manage 169 K 15 Sep 2017 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
Darkside311006.jpgjpg Darkside311006.jpg manage 21 K 15 Nov 2010 - 09:59 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
Darkside7.jpgjpg Darkside7.jpg manage 70 K 05 Sep 2013 - 21:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
Darkside8.jpgjpg Darkside8.jpg manage 62 K 28 Nov 2013 - 16:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
DarksideSC.jpgjpg DarksideSC.jpg manage 62 K 25 Oct 2011 - 18:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
darkside01.jpgjpg darkside01.jpg manage 66 K 21 Dec 2014 - 03:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
darkside02.JPGJPG darkside02.JPG manage 91 K 27 Jun 2014 - 14:34 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
darkside03.jpgjpg darkside03.jpg manage 75 K 07 Jun 2015 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
darkside1.jpgjpg darkside1.jpg manage 155 K 10 Mar 2017 - 03:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Antanas Markevicius-Geles Iris Garden-Lithuania.
darkside2.jpgjpg darkside2.jpg manage 698 K 09 Aug 2017 - 19:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
darkside3.jpgjpg darkside3.jpg manage 101 K 13 Nov 2017 - 14:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
darkside5.jpgjpg darkside5.jpg manage 19 K 25 Aug 2013 - 18:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
darkside7.jpgjpg darkside7.jpg manage 75 K 12 Oct 2013 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
darkside8.JPGJPG darkside8.JPG manage 69 K 15 Jan 2024 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
Topic revision: r41 - 16 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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