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■(IB) 'Devil's Delight

2014, Black

'Devil's Delight' (Paul Black, R. 2014). Seedling S243B. IB, 23" (58 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards mid black-cherry blended to wide old gold band; style arms old gold; falls dark black-cherry, old gold haft sanded and veined black-cherry; beard hairs based cream, tips old gold; slight spicy fragrance. Seedling Q47C: (seedling O234A: ('Silverberry' x seedling L86B, 'Intoxicating' pollen parent sibling) x seedling O230A: (seedling K256A, 'Inspired' pollen parent, x T. Johnson seedling T478A: ('I've Got Rhythm' x 'Flights Of Fancy'))) X seedling Q85A: ('Ghost Ship' x seedling O334T, 'Fido' sibling). Mid-America 2014. Honorable Mention 2017.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2014: DEVIL'S DELIGHT (Black ‘14) IB Early Midseason 23” (59cm). Black cherry over gold minimal plicata. Showy clumps full of bloom. Fertile. Sdlg.!S243B: Involved seedlings. $25.00.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DEVILSDELIGHT.JPGJPG DEVILSDELIGHT.JPG manage 143 K 15 Oct 2019 - 22:59 UnknownUser Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
DevilsDelight9.jpgjpg DevilsDelight9.jpg manage 47 K 12 Jan 2023 - 20:40 UnknownUser Photo by Trails End Iris Gardens
IBDevilsDelight c.JPGJPG IBDevilsDelight c.JPG manage 262 K 07 Jun 2022 - 17:29 BrewItt Photo by Aurora Borealis Iris Garden, Aurora, ON
devilish01.jpgjpg devilish01.jpg manage 74 K 10 Feb 2014 - 15:25 UnknownUser Photo by Mid-America Garden
devilsdelightcosi.jpgjpg devilsdelightcosi.jpg manage 170 K 18 May 2022 - 02:27 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r17 - 12 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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