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■(TB) 'Ebony Angel'

2000, Johnson

'Ebony Angel' (Larry Johnson, R. 2000). Seedling JO94-68-1. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Bluish purple black; beards matching; slight spicy sweet fragrance. 'Black Tie Affair' X 'Mallory Kay'. Cooley 2000. Honorable Mention 2002.

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From Cooley's Gardens Iris Fancier's Standard Reference Book, 2000: EBONY ANGEL (Larry Johnson 2000) TB Midseason 38" (96.5cm). $45.00 Combining lines of black irises gives us this exotic, ruffled introduction. The classic , stylized form is emphasized with the royal purple black color. Lightly washed with a bluish cast. Deep blue-black beards. Heavy substance and colossal ruffles on this ebony beauty. Seven to nine buds on tall, sturdy stalks. Heavy increaser. SDLG J094-68-1.


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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-- ElladanMcLeester - 2010-11-29
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
EbonyAngel01.jpgjpg EbonyAngel01.jpg manage 26 K 19 Jul 2017 - 22:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
EbonyAngel02.JPGJPG EbonyAngel02.JPG manage 71 K 24 Mar 2014 - 13:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
EbonyAngel03.JPGJPG EbonyAngel03.JPG manage 77 K 24 Mar 2014 - 13:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
EbonyAngel04.jpgjpg EbonyAngel04.jpg manage 158 K 16 Sep 2017 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
EbonyAngel8.jpgjpg EbonyAngel8.jpg manage 50 K 21 Feb 2014 - 22:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
EbonyAngel9.jpgjpg EbonyAngel9.jpg manage 52 K 21 Feb 2014 - 22:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Darius Gusas-Lithuania
EbonyAngelTIF.jpgjpg EbonyAngelTIF.jpg manage 16 K 04 Dec 2011 - 23:23 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
EbonyAngel_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg EbonyAngel_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 69 K 27 Jan 2012 - 02:47 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Ebony_Angel6.JPGJPG Ebony_Angel6.JPG manage 58 K 06 Aug 2013 - 16:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Oasis
Ebony_Angel_fl.jpgjpg Ebony_Angel_fl.jpg manage 73 K 09 Mar 2011 - 14:25 IrisP  
Ebonyangel01.jpgjpg Ebonyangel01.jpg manage 74 K 04 Nov 2014 - 03:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ogden Station Daylilies
ebony_angel_64.jpgjpg ebony_angel_64.jpg manage 70 K 29 Nov 2010 - 23:47 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
ebony_angel_68.jpgjpg ebony_angel_68.jpg manage 66 K 29 Nov 2010 - 23:47 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
ebonyangel01.jpgjpg ebonyangel01.jpg manage 54 K 30 Aug 2014 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ebonyangel02.JPGJPG ebonyangel02.JPG manage 54 K 30 Aug 2014 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
ebonyangel02.jpgjpg ebonyangel02.jpg manage 41 K 29 Oct 2021 - 02:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
ebonyangel03.jpgjpg ebonyangel03.jpg manage 14 K 03 Sep 2015 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
ebonyangel09.JPGJPG ebonyangel09.JPG manage 332 K 15 Jan 2021 - 15:30 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
ebonyangel1.jpgjpg ebonyangel1.jpg manage 155 K 05 Jul 2018 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
ebonyangel7.jpgjpg ebonyangel7.jpg manage 66 K 08 Nov 2013 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
ebonyangel9.JPGJPG ebonyangel9.JPG manage 81 K 15 Aug 2021 - 12:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r27 - 23 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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