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■(TB) 'Licorice Stick'

1961, Schreiner

'Licorice Stick' (Schreiner, R. 1960). Seedling# N 360-1. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early midseason bloom. Deep blue-black-violet self. (('Blue Glow' x 'Black Belle') x 'Storm Warning')) X (('Velvet Dusk' x 'Black Valor') x 'Storm Warning')). Schreiners 1961. High Commendation 1960; Honorable Mention 1962; Judges Choice 1962, 1963; Award of Merit 1964.

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From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1963: LICORICE STICK (Schr. '61) M. 40 in. ((Blue Glow x Black Belle) x S. Warning) x ((Velvet Dusk x Black Valor) x Storm Warning). A fine new black. This one is a blue-black and a true self. Very glossy and rich. Its height adds to its show value. H.M. 1962. 10.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_0751.jpgjpg IMG_0751.jpg manage 363 K 22 Dec 2018 - 16:40 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD
LicoriceStick.jpgjpg LicoriceStick.jpg manage 71 K 04 Feb 2011 - 16:09 Main.avmoran  
LicoriceStick01.jpgjpg LicoriceStick01.jpg manage 144 K 28 Feb 2017 - 15:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
LicoriceStick02.jpgjpg LicoriceStick02.jpg manage 148 K 17 Sep 2017 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
LicoriceStick12BHI.jpgjpg LicoriceStick12BHI.jpg manage 77 K 23 Apr 2012 - 19:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
licorice_stick_64.jpgjpg licorice_stick_64.jpg manage 73 K 12 Dec 2010 - 00:44 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
licorice_stick_66.jpgjpg licorice_stick_66.jpg manage 67 K 12 Dec 2010 - 00:44 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
licorice_stick_fl.jpgjpg licorice_stick_fl.jpg manage 67 K 17 Feb 2011 - 18:50 IrisP  
licoricestick02.JPGJPG licoricestick02.JPG manage 82 K 02 Jul 2014 - 15:16 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
licoricestick09.JPGJPG licoricestick09.JPG manage 88 K 22 Aug 2021 - 01:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
licoricestick7.JPGJPG licoricestick7.JPG manage 157 K 23 Apr 2023 - 12:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dyna Hermann taken at Schreiner's Iris Gardens
licoricestick98.JPGJPG licoricestick98.JPG manage 69 K 29 May 2014 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
licoricestick99.JPGJPG licoricestick99.JPG manage 95 K 29 May 2014 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
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