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■(TB) 'Black Banner'

1942, Nicholls

'Black Banner' (Col. Jesse Nicholls, R. 1942) TB. Late bloom. Color Class B1D. 'Smolder' x 'The Black Douglas'. Nicholls 1947. High Commendation 1945; Honorable Mention 1947.

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From Wallace Iris Gardens catalog 1955: BLACK BANNER - (Nicholls '47) M.L. 37 in. A very rich flower of deep black purple tones. H. M. '47. $1.00.
 

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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2012-06-25
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