You are here: Iris Wiki>TbAthruE Web>TallBearded>TbEarlyDusk (12 Apr 2018, Betsy881)Edit Attach

(TB) 'Early Dusk'

1962, Brizendine

'Early Dusk' ( Roy Brizendine, R. 1961). Seedling B-3-57. TB, 37" (94 cm). Extra early bloom. Color Class-N1R, Deep black self, from red side; bronze-tipped beard. 'Night Shadow' X ( 'Black Forest' x 'Storm King'). Melrose 1962. High Commendation 1959, 1961.

See below:

Error: no images found

References:

From AIS Bulletin #165, April 1962. Introducing EARLY DUSK, HC '59, Sdlg. # B-3-57. (co-introduced with originator, Roy Brizendine). This new BLACK TB is notable for its tall well-branched stem and large flowers, but most happily it is a very early bloomer, opening before any other black and with the very first of the TBs. As witness to this, it was in bloom for the New Jersey convention. Net $20.00.; Melrose.
From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1964: EARLY DUSK (Brizendine) This fluted deep violet to black iris blooms very early in the TB season. It is proving a fine dark for the more temperate areas and is one of the finest blacks on the market. Shimmering velvet finish. NET-10.00.
 
 
 


Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.

 

-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-12-06
Topic revision: r9 - 12 Apr 2018, Betsy881
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback