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■(TB) 'Pot Black'

2003, Grosvenor

'Pot Black' (Graeme Grosvenor, R. 2003). Seedling# Y 70-9. TB, 35" (90 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards dark purple black; falls black; beards dark purple; slight fragrance. Seedling# R 6-4: ('Work Ethic' x 'Zipper Stitch') X 'Hello Darkness'. Rainbow Ridge 2003/04. Australian Dykes Medal 2009.

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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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
POTBLACK1.JPGJPG POTBLACK1.JPG manage 198 K 23 Nov 2018 - 20:36 UnknownUser Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
PotBlack9.jpgjpg PotBlack9.jpg manage 181 K 02 May 2021 - 02:26 UnknownUser Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
potblack01.jpgjpg potblack01.jpg manage 141 K 19 Sep 2016 - 03:16 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
potblack010.JPGJPG potblack010.JPG manage 129 K 02 Feb 2024 - 13:07 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
potblack02.jpgjpg potblack02.jpg manage 383 K 01 Dec 2019 - 15:51 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
potblack1.JPGJPG potblack1.JPG manage 171 K 09 May 2019 - 01:40 UnknownUser Photo by John C. Taylor-New South Wales-Australia.
potblack4.jpgjpg potblack4.jpg manage 73 K 15 Sep 2019 - 02:31 UnknownUser Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
potblack8.JPGJPG potblack8.JPG manage 123 K 12 Jan 2024 - 03:25 UnknownUser Photo by Kenneth Fenn-Newbridge-Victoria-Australia
Topic revision: r19 - 02 Feb 2024, TLaurin
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