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■(TB) 'Black Taffeta'

1954, Songer

'Black Taffeta' (Gertrude Songer, R. 1953). TB, 28-30", Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1D, Deep-violet self (black-purple); beard and haft same. 'Black Forest' x Muhlestein seedling# 47-33: ('Storm King' x 'Sable'). Tell 1954.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: BLACK TAFFETA (Songer 1954) M. L. 35 in. (Black Forest x Sib. to Night Life). An unusually rich, dark black purple self with a self colored beard. The form is excellent and it has broad, slightly ruffled petals and a glistening finish. One of the· best new blacks seen last year. H. M. 1955. 12.00.
 

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BlackTaffeta.jpgjpg BlackTaffeta.jpg manage 293 K 07 Jan 2014 - 01:43 Main.davepote Cooley's Iris catalog 1961
BlackTaffeta01.JPGJPG BlackTaffeta01.JPG manage 81 K 20 Nov 2014 - 16:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Black_Taffeta.JPGJPG Black_Taffeta.JPG manage 57 K 31 Jan 2011 - 05:41 IrisP  
Black_Taffeta.jpgjpg Black_Taffeta.jpg manage 13 K 12 Nov 2010 - 14:52 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
black-taffeta1-16.jpgjpg black-taffeta1-16.jpg manage 111 K 11 Jun 2016 - 23:14 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
black01.jpgjpg black01.jpg manage 51 K 02 Feb 2015 - 16:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
blacktaffeta01.JPGJPG blacktaffeta01.JPG manage 291 K 24 Aug 2017 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
blacktaffeta02.JPGJPG blacktaffeta02.JPG manage 299 K 24 Aug 2017 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
blacktaffeta1.jpgjpg blacktaffeta1.jpg manage 37 K 22 Nov 2018 - 04:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
Topic revision: r17 - 18 Jun 2019, Betsy881
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