■(TB) 'After Dark'
, R. 1963). Seedling R-905-A. TB, 44" (112 cm), Early midseason bloom . Dark violet-blue black; deep red beard. 'Black Taffeta'
X 'King's Choice'
. Schreiners 1963. High Commendation 1962, Honorable Mention 1964.
| From Schreiner’s catalog, 1963: AFTER DARK (Schreiner 1963) E. 44". $20.00. Like the basso-profundo notes of the bass-viol in "Mozart's Linz Symphony, the velvety deep-violet iris provide magnificent contrast and deep-toned richness in an iris planting. Forty-four inch tall After Dark is not the first tall deep violet but it does represent progress in its four-branched stems, lusty growth, and exuberant bud-count. This is the heaviest blooming deep violet that we know of and with its fine size, ruffling, and velvety nap it is a superb garden iris. After Dark won a Highly Commended award last year from AIS judges. Pictured on page 3, Seedling No. R905-A.
Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy.
"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."
Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit: Tall-bearded Iris Society Website
Your Observations Are Valued
. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.