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■(TB) 'Night Owl'

1970, Schreiner

'Night Owl' (Schreiner, R. 1970) Seedling# A 705-1. TB, 38" (97 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards rich dark violet-blue-black; falls same with velvety texture; self beard. 'Prince Indigo' X 'Nightside'. Schreiner 1970. Honorable Mention 1971, Award of Merit 1973.

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IMG 4848-X2 night owl.jpgNight-OwlNN.jpgNight Owl.jpgNight Owl fl.jpgnightowl.jpgnightowl01.jpgNightOwl01.jpgnightowl02.JPGnightowl03.jpgnightowl04.jpgnightowl05.JPGnightowl06.jpgnightowl07.JPGnightowl1.jpgNightOwl11.JPGNightOwl12BHI.jpgnightowl2.jpgnightowl3.jpgnightowl9.JPGNightOwlEI.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_4848-X2_night_owl.jpgjpg IMG_4848-X2_night_owl.jpg manage 159 K 21 Feb 2016 - 04:37 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Night-OwlNN.jpgjpg Night-OwlNN.jpg manage 50 K 09 Nov 2011 - 15:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
NightOwl01.jpgjpg NightOwl01.jpg manage 151 K 28 Feb 2017 - 19:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
NightOwl11.JPGJPG NightOwl11.JPG manage 79 K 25 Aug 2021 - 14:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
NightOwl12BHI.jpgjpg NightOwl12BHI.jpg manage 81 K 27 Apr 2012 - 17:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
NightOwlEI.jpgjpg NightOwlEI.jpg manage 45 K 16 Dec 2012 - 19:47 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Night_Owl.jpgjpg Night_Owl.jpg manage 14 K 17 Dec 2010 - 14:33 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Night_Owl_fl.jpgjpg Night_Owl_fl.jpg manage 72 K 18 Feb 2011 - 18:02 IrisP  
nightowl.jpgjpg nightowl.jpg manage 71 K 22 Feb 2011 - 17:26 Main.avmoran  
nightowl01.jpgjpg nightowl01.jpg manage 84 K 25 Jun 2015 - 02:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
nightowl02.JPGJPG nightowl02.JPG manage 87 K 16 May 2014 - 12:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
nightowl03.jpgjpg nightowl03.jpg manage 79 K 13 Jun 2014 - 22:26 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
nightowl04.jpgjpg nightowl04.jpg manage 66 K 13 Jun 2014 - 22:28 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
nightowl05.JPGJPG nightowl05.JPG manage 62 K 03 Jul 2014 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
nightowl06.jpgjpg nightowl06.jpg manage 113 K 29 Feb 2016 - 15:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
nightowl07.JPGJPG nightowl07.JPG manage 197 K 24 Mar 2019 - 22:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
nightowl1.jpgjpg nightowl1.jpg manage 96 K 01 Apr 2016 - 03:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
nightowl2.jpgjpg nightowl2.jpg manage 107 K 01 Apr 2016 - 03:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by HIPS Archives
nightowl3.jpgjpg nightowl3.jpg manage 46 K 03 Dec 2018 - 16:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
nightowl9.JPGJPG nightowl9.JPG manage 326 K 28 Jan 2021 - 23:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r32 - 31 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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