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■(TB) 'Berry Scary'

2006, Black

'Berry Scary' (Paul Black, R. 2005). Seedling# H40JJ. TB, 38" (97 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards pastel greyed-orchid, darker at edges; style arms buff orchid; falls dark red-purple center blending to red violet, wide translucent pearl-violet margin, white spray around beard, reverse brassy olive; beards orange, small violet horn; ruffled; pronounced spicy fragrance. 'Off Color Joke' X seedling# D61AA: ('Skyblaze' x 'Tom Johnson'). Mid-America 2006. Honorable Mention 2009.

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Photo by Vaslui,Romania-Vio IrisPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America Gardenby Mid-America Garden Oregon USAphoto by ElladanPhoto by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris SocietyPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Robert Piatek-PolandPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by South Jersey IrisBerry Scary by Marilyn Campbell


From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2006: BERRY SCARY - TB, 38" (97 cm), Early-Midseason. As twilight descends into darkness, the hauntingly eerie colors of Berry Scary appear. Pastel grayed orchid standards become darker and clearer at margins. Heavily ruffled falls begin with a wide blended band of pastel grayed orchid which shades to dark red purple toward orange beards that are nestled in a contrasting white spray. Show stalks carry 10-12 buds. Increases rapidly into full clump. Sdlg. H40JJ: Off Color Joke X (Skyblaze x Tom Johnson). $50.00.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BerryScary8.jpgjpg BerryScary8.jpg manage 40 K 27 Nov 2013 - 20:18 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Berry_Scary-Black_2006.21.16.301.JPGJPG Berry_Scary-Black_2006.21.16.301.JPG manage 817 K 05 Jan 2016 - 13:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Vaslui,Romania-Vio Iris
Berry_Scary_05.JPGJPG Berry_Scary_05.JPG manage 183 K 20 Feb 2022 - 22:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Berry_Scary_050.JPGJPG Berry_Scary_050.JPG manage 175 K 20 Feb 2022 - 22:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Berry_Scary_06.jpgjpg Berry_Scary_06.jpg manage 48 K 17 Jan 2010 - 10:23 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
berry_scary_66.jpgjpg berry_scary_66.jpg manage 71 K 24 Nov 2010 - 23:40 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
berryscary01.JPGJPG berryscary01.JPG manage 62 K 25 Aug 2014 - 21:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
berryscary01.jpgjpg berryscary01.jpg manage 57 K 06 Aug 2014 - 01:54 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
berryscary02.jpgjpg berryscary02.jpg manage 68 K 01 Nov 2014 - 21:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
berryscary03.jpgjpg berryscary03.jpg manage 650 K 30 Dec 2015 - 03:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
berryscary04.jpgjpg berryscary04.jpg manage 120 K 21 Mar 2016 - 19:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
berryscary05.jpgjpg berryscary05.jpg manage 155 K 21 Mar 2016 - 19:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
berryscary06.jpgjpg berryscary06.jpg manage 95 K 21 Mar 2016 - 19:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
berryscary07.jpgjpg berryscary07.jpg manage 80 K 10 Jul 2013 - 01:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
berryscary1.jpegjpeg berryscary1.jpeg manage 96 K 24 Dec 2015 - 03:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
berryscary2.jpgjpg berryscary2.jpg manage 176 K 20 Jun 2016 - 20:42 TerryLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
berryscary3.jpgjpg berryscary3.jpg manage 239 K 23 Nov 2017 - 04:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
berryscary5.JPGJPG berryscary5.JPG manage 279 K 12 Apr 2024 - 02:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-Germany
berryscaryIMG_6860.JPGJPG berryscaryIMG_6860.JPG manage 165 K 23 Jan 2012 - 17:05 Main.mshadow Berry Scary by Marilyn Campbell
Topic revision: r34 - 12 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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