■(TB) 'Anvil Of Darkness'

1998, Innerst

'Anvil Of Darkness' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1998). Seedling 3936-10. TB, height 29" (75 cm), Midseason bloom. Black self; beards black; slight fragrance. Seedling 2336-3: ('By Night' x 'Swazi Princess') X 'Before The Storm'. Innerst 1998. Honorable Mention 2000; President's Cup 2001; Award of Merit 2002.

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References

From AIS Bulletin #309 April 1998 Introducing ANVIL OF DARKNESS, TB, 29.5" (75 cm) #3936-10: (By Night x Swazi Princess) X Before the Storm). Very BLACK self including beards. Stays BB height except about every third year a clump will throw one stalk that is TB height. Extremely vigorous! Round, wide, flaring form. Seven buds with excellent branching. Pod fertile, but difficult pollen parent. $35.00. Sterling Innerst.
 

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.


BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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