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■(TB) 'Double Chocolate'

2014, Painter

'Double Chocolate' (John Painter, R. 2013) Seedling J07-60A. TB, 41" (104 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards chocolate brown to red-brown; style arms golden brown; falls deeper chocolate brown; beards old gold. 'Chocolate Ecstasy' X 'Valentino'. Napa Country 2014. Honorable Mention 2017.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by NolaPhoto by NolaPhoto taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm by Mike UnserPhoto taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm by Mike UnserPhoto by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 ConventionPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardenPhoto by Superstition Iris GardensPhoto by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris SocietyPhoto by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS ConventionPhoto by Andi RivarolaPhoto by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by IRIS 4 U Garden

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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 - 2014-04-28
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Double-Chocolate09.jpgjpg Double-Chocolate09.jpg manage 85 K 29 Oct 2021 - 01:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Double-Chocolate090.jpgjpg Double-Chocolate090.jpg manage 94 K 29 Oct 2021 - 01:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Double-Chocolate091.jpgjpg Double-Chocolate091.jpg manage 79 K 29 Oct 2021 - 01:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
DoubleChocolate9.jpgjpg DoubleChocolate9.jpg manage 136 K 20 Apr 2021 - 14:30 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
DoubleChocolate91.jpgjpg DoubleChocolate91.jpg manage 108 K 20 Apr 2021 - 14:31 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
Double_Chocolate_KWW.jpgjpg Double_Chocolate_KWW.jpg manage 59 K 23 Jan 2017 - 02:18 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Mid-America Garden, Brooks, OR; AIS 2015 Convention
double-chocolate1-16.jpgjpg double-chocolate1-16.jpg manage 170 K 05 Sep 2016 - 03:39 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm by Mike Unser
double-chocolate2-16.jpgjpg double-chocolate2-16.jpg manage 133 K 05 Sep 2016 - 03:39 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm by Mike Unser
doublechocolate01.jpgjpg doublechocolate01.jpg manage 77 K 29 Apr 2014 - 13:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
doublechocolate02.jpgjpg doublechocolate02.jpg manage 104 K 29 Apr 2015 - 00:43 TerryLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
doublechocolate03.jpgjpg doublechocolate03.jpg manage 93 K 30 Jul 2015 - 01:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
doublechocolate04.jpgjpg doublechocolate04.jpg manage 74 K 30 Jul 2015 - 01:56 TerryLaurin Photo by Carl Boro taken at 2015 AIS Convention
doublechocolate05.jpgjpg doublechocolate05.jpg manage 51 K 14 Dec 2015 - 17:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham-Magic Valley Iris Society
doublechocolate1.JPGJPG doublechocolate1.JPG manage 342 K 30 Jun 2016 - 23:43 TerryLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt-taken at 2016 AIS Convention
doublechocolate2.jpgjpg doublechocolate2.jpg manage 129 K 27 Apr 2017 - 01:52 TerryLaurin Photo by Andi Rivarola
doublechocolate9.JPGJPG doublechocolate9.JPG manage 95 K 15 Aug 2021 - 01:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r19 - 23 Feb 2023, BrewItt
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