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■(TB) 'Devil By Night'

2016/17, Blyth

'Devil By Night' (Barry Blyth, R. 2016) Seedling V149-2. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards rich red-purple deepening toward outside; falls velvety red-black; beards bronze-black. 'Reckless Abandon' X Keppel seedling 06-7A, 'Cotillion Gown' sibling. Tempo Two 2016/17.

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Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-AustraliaPhoto by Riversdale Irises-AustraliaPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm


From Tempo Two catalog, 2016: DEVIL BY NIGHT (Blyth 2016) M 36”. Coming from a strong plicata breeding line, though it is not a plicata. It is this very dark spectacular Iris.The standards are rich reddish purple, deepening towards the outside and falls are velvety red black, fnished off with bronze black beards.Wide and lightly ruffed blooms on strong show stems. It will give plicata seedlings when crossed with any plicata. (Reckless Abandon X (Keppel 06-7A: Cotillion Gown sib). Sdlg No V149-2. $60.00.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DevilByNight01.jpgjpg DevilByNight01.jpg manage 160 K 25 Oct 2016 - 15:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Tempo Two Nursery-Australia
devilbynight5.JPGJPG devilbynight5.JPG manage 228 K 12 Nov 2022 - 02:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia
devilbynight9.jpgjpg devilbynight9.jpg manage 187 K 15 Mar 2021 - 15:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
Topic revision: r10 - 12 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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