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■(IB) 'Midnight Sharp'

2010, Sutton

'Midnight Sharp' (George Sutton, R. 2009). IB, 25" (64 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards, style arms and falls black purple; beards black purple base, hairs tipped rust; ruffled; musky fragrance. Seedling #T-653: (seedling #Q-694: (('Star Master' x 'Progressive Attitude') x ('Kathleen Kay Nelson' x 'Diabolique')) x 'Yosemite Nights') X 'Sweet Baby'. Sutton 2010.

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Awaiting original catalog description
 

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-10-07
  • Very prolific bloomer, and pod fertile. -- BarbJohnson - 2015-06-15
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midnightsharp-jb.jpgjpg midnightsharp-jb.jpg manage 42 K 28 Jan 2013 - 21:33 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Sutton Iris Garden
midnightsharp01.jpgjpg midnightsharp01.jpg manage 151 K 01 Apr 2017 - 03:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
midnightsharp02.jpgjpg midnightsharp02.jpg manage 148 K 06 Apr 2018 - 12:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
midnightsharp03.jpgjpg midnightsharp03.jpg manage 153 K 08 Jul 2019 - 03:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
midnightsharp04.jpgjpg midnightsharp04.jpg manage 138 K 07 Apr 2020 - 13:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
midnightsharp05.jpgjpg midnightsharp05.jpg manage 162 K 19 May 2019 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
midnightsharp06.jpgjpg midnightsharp06.jpg manage 103 K 24 May 2019 - 22:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
midnightsharp07.jpgjpg midnightsharp07.jpg manage 144 K 24 May 2019 - 22:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
midnightsharp070.JPGJPG midnightsharp070.JPG manage 183 K 23 May 2022 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
midnightsharp071.JPGJPG midnightsharp071.JPG manage 273 K 23 May 2022 - 01:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
midnightsharp09.jpgjpg midnightsharp09.jpg manage 136 K 02 May 2020 - 11:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerry Snyder
midnightsharp1.jpegjpeg midnightsharp1.jpeg manage 100 K 23 Dec 2015 - 18:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
midnightsharp2.jpgjpg midnightsharp2.jpg manage 137 K 04 May 2018 - 01:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sutton's Iris Gardens
midnightsharp3.JPGJPG midnightsharp3.JPG manage 167 K 08 May 2018 - 00:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham taken at Sutton's Iris Gardens
midnightsharp6.jpgjpg midnightsharp6.jpg manage 183 K 30 Jul 2019 - 02:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
midnightsharp60.JPGJPG midnightsharp60.JPG manage 172 K 09 Apr 2022 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
midnightsharp61.JPGJPG midnightsharp61.JPG manage 199 K 09 Apr 2022 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden
midnightsharp7.jpgjpg midnightsharp7.jpg manage 153 K 31 Jul 2019 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
midnightsharp70.JPGJPG midnightsharp70.JPG manage 205 K 02 Apr 2022 - 13:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Mar. 2022
midnightsharp8.JPGJPG midnightsharp8.JPG manage 174 K 19 Nov 2020 - 23:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
midnightsharp9.jpgjpg midnightsharp9.jpg manage 128 K 18 Apr 2020 - 22:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
midnightsharp91.jpgjpg midnightsharp91.jpg manage 152 K 04 May 2021 - 21:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r32 - 23 May 2022, TLaurin
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