■(TB) 'Heart Of Night'
'Heart Of Night'
, R. 1963). Seedling# T60-10. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1, Deep violet, velvety black hafts. 'Midnight Shadows'
. Melrose 1964.
| From Melrose Gardens catalog, 1964: HEART OF NIGHT (Terrell '64) 36" Midseason bloom. (Indiglow X Midnight Shadows). Dark starless violet is the overall color of this new iris, but across the hafts and deep into the heart the shades of night settle down into the distinct velvety blackness which is the unique feature of this iris, even the beard is a dark, dark violet. Well branched stems carry classically formed flowers with standards closed and domed and falls semi-flaring and wide; both lightly fluted. $25.00
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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