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■(TB) 'Night Fires'

1993, Innerst

'Night Fires' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1992). Seedling# 2949-9. TB, 34" (86 cm), Medium season bloom. Dark blue; beards red; slight fragrance. 'Firewater' X 'Midnight Fire'. Innerst 1993. Honorable Mention 1996.

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Photo by C   T Iris PatchPhoto by John BrucePhoto by Günter DiedrichPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Iris WarehousePhoto by Patrick OrrPhoto by Sandy Ives.


From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing NIGHT FIRES-Sdlg. 2949-9: (Firewater X Midnight Fire) TB, 34", M-L. Dark blue-purple self with fiery red beards. 7-9 buds with excellent form and branching. $30.00. Sterling Innerst.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Night-FiresCT.jpgjpg Night-FiresCT.jpg manage 52 K 31 Oct 2011 - 15:16 BetsyHiggins Photo by C & T Iris Patch
NightFires02.jpgjpg NightFires02.jpg manage 82 K 01 Apr 2014 - 03:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
NightFiresPJO.jpgjpg NightFiresPJO.jpg manage 34 K 11 Aug 2012 - 22:21 BetsyHiggins Photo by Patrick Orr
NightFiresSI.JPGJPG NightFiresSI.JPG manage 252 K 18 Apr 2019 - 22:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
Night_Fires.jpgjpg Night_Fires.jpg manage 32 K 06 Jan 2010 - 04:33 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Night_Fires_2011_433_gd.jpgjpg Night_Fires_2011_433_gd.jpg manage 72 K 19 Aug 2012 - 12:30 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
nightfires1.jpgjpg nightfires1.jpg manage 366 K 12 Apr 2016 - 21:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris Warehouse
Topic revision: r17 - 03 Jan 2022, DougChyz
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