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■(TB) 'Black Sergeant'

1984, Gadd

'Black Sergeant' (Fred Gadd, R. 1983). Seedling# 26-78. TB, 32" (81 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled black; dark brown beard. Seedling# 32-76: ('Wangunk' x 'Flamingo Fling') X 'Pyquag'. Wethersfield Iris 1984.

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Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5

References:

From AIS Bulletin #253 April 1984 Introducing BLACK SERGEANT (Gadd '84) Sdlg. 26-78. TB, 32", M. This very smooth red-black self is our darkest yet, even to the dark beards. (Wangunk x Flamingo Fling) X Pyquag. Like its parents, it grows very well and has plenty of bloom. $25.00. Wethersfield Iris Garden.
 

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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-25
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blacksargeant2.JPGJPG blacksargeant2.JPG manage 80 K 04 Jul 2020 - 18:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
blacksargeant3.JPGJPG blacksargeant3.JPG manage 53 K 04 Jul 2020 - 18:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
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blacksargeant5.JPGJPG blacksargeant5.JPG manage 215 K 04 Jul 2020 - 18:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
blacksargeant6.JPGJPG blacksargeant6.JPG manage 183 K 04 Jul 2020 - 18:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
blacksargeant7.JPGJPG blacksargeant7.JPG manage 70 K 04 Jul 2020 - 18:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
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