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■(TB) 'Midnight Dancer'

1991, Schreiner

'Midnight Dancer' (Schreiner, R. 1991). Seedling# S 107-A. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Purple black; beards black; ruffled, flared. Seedling# M 229-2: ((seedling# B 1072-1: (('Allegiance' x seedling# N 364-1) x (seedling# R 1199-1 x 'Black Swan')) x 'Navy Strut') x (seedling# C 276-A: ((seedling# R 808-E x 'Black Swan') x 'Matinata') x 'Navy Strut')) X seedling# I 181-1: (('Black Swan' x seedling# S 529-H, 'Tuxedo' sibling) x 'Navy Strut'). Schreiner 1991.

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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Midnight_Dancer_fl.jpgjpg Midnight_Dancer_fl.jpg manage 72 K 03 Apr 2011 - 06:34 IrisP  
midnightdancer01.jpgjpg midnightdancer01.jpg manage 153 K 10 Jan 2015 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
midnightdancer02.jpgjpg midnightdancer02.jpg manage 637 K 11 Aug 2017 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
midnightdancer04.JPGJPG midnightdancer04.JPG manage 89 K 03 Jul 2014 - 02:29 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
midnightdancer5.jpgjpg midnightdancer5.jpg manage 69 K 25 Jan 2010 - 02:13 Main.htb ©2001 Laurie Frazer
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