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■(BB) 'Dark Wonder'

2012, Tasco

'Dark Wonder' (Richard Tasco, R. 2012) Seedling 06-BB-03-01. BB, 27" (69 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards glossy dark blue violet (RHS 89A); style arms light blue violet, bluer ridge, darker blue violet crests; Falls satiny dark blackish purple, some white veins deep beside beard in throat; beards henna brown in throat, ends midnight blue; lightly ruffled; light purple based foliage; slight fragrance. 'Shadows Of Night' X 'Panther'. Superstition 2012. Honorable Mention 2016; Award of Merit 2019.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- KentPfeiffer - 2012-01-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_8837-X2_dark_wonder.jpgjpg BHP_8837-X2_dark_wonder.jpg manage 120 K 12 Feb 2016 - 04:41 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
DarkWonder01.jpgjpg DarkWonder01.jpg manage 126 K 28 Oct 2016 - 02:55 UnknownUser Photo by Pilmore Gardens
DarkWonder04.jpgjpg DarkWonder04.jpg manage 145 K 02 Dec 2016 - 14:29 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Dark_Wonder.jpgjpg Dark_Wonder.jpg manage 65 K 28 Dec 2016 - 19:18 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Miller's Manor Gardens, Canby, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
darkwonder.jpgjpg darkwonder.jpg manage 65 K 21 May 2013 - 17:20 UnknownUser Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
darkwonder01.JPGJPG darkwonder01.JPG manage 51 K 29 Aug 2014 - 15:55 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
darkwonder02.jpgjpg darkwonder02.jpg manage 57 K 26 Apr 2014 - 15:45 UnknownUser Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
darkwonder03.jpgjpg darkwonder03.jpg manage 67 K 09 Dec 2014 - 14:00 UnknownUser Photo By Steve Sayers
darkwonder04.JPGJPG darkwonder04.JPG manage 65 K 02 Jan 2015 - 03:02 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham
darkwonder05.jpgjpg darkwonder05.jpg manage 34 K 01 Oct 2015 - 02:38 UnknownUser Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
Topic revision: r21 - 24 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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