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■(TB) 'Dusky Evening'

1971, Schreiner

'Dusky Evening' (Schreiner, R. 1971). Seedling A 711-D. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards grey to lavender-blue, subtly blended fawn tan; falls rich dark blue-black with overcast blending of brown; smoky blue-brown beard. 'Marvalon' X 'Black Swan'. Schreiner 1971. Honorable Mention 1972.

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References:

Awaiting original catalog description.
Historic Iris Preservation Society link.
 

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 - 21 Apr 2019

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-- RolandDejoux - 2009-12-30
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DuskyEvening01.JPGJPG DuskyEvening01.JPG manage 52 K 11 Dec 2014 - 17:26 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DuskyEvening02.JPGJPG DuskyEvening02.JPG manage 74 K 15 Aug 2021 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DuskyEvening04.JPGJPG DuskyEvening04.JPG manage 76 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:43 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
DuskyEvening05.jpgjpg DuskyEvening05.jpg manage 81 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:43 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
DuskyEvening06.jpgjpg DuskyEvening06.jpg manage 91 K 05 Jun 2014 - 15:30 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
DuskyEvening12BHI.jpgjpg DuskyEvening12BHI.jpg manage 98 K 17 Apr 2012 - 19:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DuskyEvening4.jpgjpg DuskyEvening4.jpg manage 502 K 19 Jan 2017 - 15:26 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
DuskyEvening9.jpgjpg DuskyEvening9.jpg manage 64 K 05 Sep 2013 - 20:41 UnknownUser Photo by Echo Iris Garden
DuskyEveningBJ.JPGJPG DuskyEveningBJ.JPG manage 83 K 07 Feb 2012 - 19:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
DuskyEveningEI.jpgjpg DuskyEveningEI.jpg manage 37 K 11 Dec 2012 - 19:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Dusky_Evening.JPGJPG Dusky_Evening.JPG manage 51 K 01 Feb 2011 - 18:24 IrisP  
Dusky_Evening_Schreiner_1971.JPGJPG Dusky_Evening_Schreiner_1971.JPG manage 67 K 30 Dec 2009 - 16:12 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
IMG_9814-X2_dusky_evening.jpgjpg IMG_9814-X2_dusky_evening.jpg manage 289 K 21 Feb 2016 - 08:50 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
dusky-evening12-20.jpgjpg dusky-evening12-20.jpg manage 162 K 15 Nov 2020 - 01:04 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dusky-evening13-20.jpgjpg dusky-evening13-20.jpg manage 351 K 15 Nov 2020 - 01:03 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dusky-evening2-20.jpgjpg dusky-evening2-20.jpg manage 166 K 15 Nov 2020 - 01:04 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
dusky-evening5.JPGJPG dusky-evening5.JPG manage 143 K 20 Nov 2023 - 14:29 UnknownUser Photo by Mike Unser
dusky02.jpgjpg dusky02.jpg manage 81 K 08 Jun 2015 - 03:02 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
duskyevening01.jpgjpg duskyevening01.jpg manage 178 K 05 Jul 2018 - 02:29 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
duskyevening02.jpgjpg duskyevening02.jpg manage 165 K 28 Jun 2019 - 21:26 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
duskyevening04.jpgjpg duskyevening04.jpg manage 26 K 12 Sep 2014 - 20:02 UnknownUser Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
duskyevening09.JPGJPG duskyevening09.JPG manage 242 K 19 Oct 2020 - 01:43 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1977 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
duskyevening1.JPGJPG duskyevening1.JPG manage 662 K 22 Sep 2016 - 21:57 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
duskyevening2.jpgjpg duskyevening2.jpg manage 486 K 07 Mar 2019 - 16:50 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-taken at McMillen's Iris Garden-Norwich-Ontario-Canada
duskyevening3.JPGJPG duskyevening3.JPG manage 78 K 29 Mar 2019 - 15:02 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
duskyevening4.jpgjpg duskyevening4.jpg manage 42 K 28 Nov 2018 - 03:22 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
duskyevening5.JPGJPG duskyevening5.JPG manage 78 K 02 Apr 2019 - 03:08 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
Topic revision: r40 - 20 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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