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■(TB) 'In Living Color'

2004, Black

'In Living Color' (Paul Black, R. 2003). Seedling I53C. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards bright medium yellow; style arms medium yellow gold; falls with small gold patch either side of bright gold beard, blending to plum on haft, then progressively blending outward to medium violet, violet tan, with narrow gilt gold marginal band, and short blue line below beard; ruffled; pronounced musky fragrance. Seedling F154A: (seedling C52E: ('Witches' Sabbath' x 'In Town') x 'Flying Carpet') X seedling D61A: ('Skyblaze' x 'Tom Johnson'). Mid-America 2004. Honorable Mention 2006; Award of Merit 2009.

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In Living ColorPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.photo by ElladanPhoto by Günter DiedrichPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Tatiyana AlimovaPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Klaus Burkhardt-Iris Schwertilenoase-GermanyPhoto by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-RussiaPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Alla Chernoguz-UkrainePhoto by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-GermanyPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePicture by Snowpeak IrisPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by South Jersey IrisPhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- Franceinlivingcolor4Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-AustraliaPhoto by Paul Black-Mid-America GardenPhoto by IRIS 4 U GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America GardenTaken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MOtaken at the AIS Portland National in 2006

References

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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 - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-17
  • this performed extremely well in Nebraska -- RobinShadlow - 18 Dec 2012
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INLIVINGCOLOR02.jpgjpg INLIVINGCOLOR02.jpg manage 286 K 12 Jul 2017 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
INLIVINGCOLOR03.jpgjpg INLIVINGCOLOR03.jpg manage 257 K 12 Jul 2017 - 02:00 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
INLIVINGCOLOR04.jpgjpg INLIVINGCOLOR04.jpg manage 135 K 29 Aug 2018 - 03:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
INLIVINGCOLOR06.jpgjpg INLIVINGCOLOR06.jpg manage 65 K 21 Apr 2014 - 02:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
InLivingColor11.jpgjpg InLivingColor11.jpg manage 42 K 17 Jul 2013 - 19:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
InLivingColor14.jpgjpg InLivingColor14.jpg manage 76 K 28 Nov 2013 - 21:54 TerryLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
InLivingColor_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg InLivingColor_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 64 K 05 Nov 2010 - 07:08 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
InLivingColor_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg InLivingColor_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 76 K 29 Jan 2012 - 07:10 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
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In_Living_Color_TB_Paul_Black_2004.jpgjpg In_Living_Color_TB_Paul_Black_2004.jpg manage 73 K 21 Sep 2014 - 00:28 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
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inliving02.jpgjpg inliving02.jpg manage 51 K 19 Feb 2015 - 02:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
inliving03.jpgjpg inliving03.jpg manage 61 K 19 Feb 2015 - 02:28 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
inlivingcolor01.jpgjpg inlivingcolor01.jpg manage 66 K 17 Jun 2015 - 19:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
inlivingcolor02.jpgjpg inlivingcolor02.jpg manage 127 K 24 Mar 2016 - 03:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
inlivingcolor03.jpgjpg inlivingcolor03.jpg manage 162 K 18 Mar 2017 - 19:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
inlivingcolor04.jpgjpg inlivingcolor04.jpg manage 106 K 19 Nov 2021 - 04:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
inlivingcolor08SPI.jpgjpg inlivingcolor08SPI.jpg manage 74 K 23 Mar 2010 - 15:15 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
inlivingcolor1.JPGJPG inlivingcolor1.JPG manage 251 K 04 Dec 2020 - 22:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inlivingcolor1.jpegjpeg inlivingcolor1.jpeg manage 113 K 24 Dec 2015 - 21:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
inlivingcolor10.JPGJPG inlivingcolor10.JPG manage 264 K 10 Mar 2024 - 15:25 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inlivingcolor10.jpgjpg inlivingcolor10.jpg manage 69 K 13 Jul 2013 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
inlivingcolor11.JPGJPG inlivingcolor11.JPG manage 277 K 10 Mar 2024 - 15:26 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inlivingcolor13.jpgjpg inlivingcolor13.jpg manage 80 K 10 Nov 2013 - 16:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
inlivingcolor2.jpgjpg inlivingcolor2.jpg manage 143 K 27 Nov 2017 - 21:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inlivingcolor3.jpgjpg inlivingcolor3.jpg manage 195 K 03 Jan 2018 - 04:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
inlivingcolor4.JPGJPG inlivingcolor4.JPG manage 290 K 04 Dec 2020 - 22:01 TerryLaurin  
inlivingcolor5.jpgjpg inlivingcolor5.jpg manage 141 K 20 Jun 2019 - 22:53 TerryLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
inlivingcolor7.JPGJPG inlivingcolor7.JPG manage 140 K 11 Jan 2024 - 16:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
inlivingcolor9.jpegjpeg inlivingcolor9.jpeg manage 187 K 10 Feb 2021 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
inlivingcolor9.jpgjpg inlivingcolor9.jpg manage 67 K 21 Apr 2021 - 15:15 TerryLaurin Photo by IRIS 4 U Garden
inlivingcolor90.JPGJPG inlivingcolor90.JPG manage 273 K 04 May 2023 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
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Topic revision: r57 - 28 Apr 2024, TerryLaurin
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