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■(TB) 'Shadows Of Night'

2006, Tasco

'Shadows Of Night' (Richard Tasco R. 2005). Seedling# 00-TB-18-01. TB, 42" (107 cm), Early to late bloom. Standards and falls dark purple, black highlights; style arms dark purple, slight white edge toward back; beards dark blue-violet; heavily ruffled; light purple based foliage; medium sweet fragrance. 'Sudden Impact' X 'Paint It Black'. Superstition 2006. Honorable Mention 2008

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.Photo by Burgard Iris FarmPhoto by Burgard Iris FarmPhoto by Richard TascoPhoto of Photo by Betty JacobsPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Will PlotnerPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by Igor Khorosh,UkrainePhoto by Iris City GardensPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Jeanette GrahamPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Across Iris Lanes GardenPhoto by Malevil Iris GardensPhoto by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National ConventionPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin dPhoto by Country Delight IrisPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by AitkenPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Napa Country Iris GardensPhoto by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters FarmPicture by Snowpeak Iris


From AIS Bulletin #341 April 2006 Introducing SHADOWS OF NIGHT (Tasco 2006) TB, 42", EML. Seedling # 00-TB-18-01. Heavily ruffled dark purple with black highlights and dark blue-violet beards. Light purple base foliage and moderately sweet fragrance are other attributes. 3-to-4 branches usually produce up to 10 buds. Will send up stalks throughout the spring bloom season with many coming in the early season, unlike a lot of other blacks. Sudden Impact X Paint lt Black. $45.00 or 3/$90.00. Superstition Iris Gardens.


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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-- MichaelGreenfield - 2009-12-27
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SHADOWSOFNIGHT02.jpgjpg SHADOWSOFNIGHT02.jpg manage 53 K 23 Apr 2014 - 18:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
ShadowsOfNight01.JPGJPG ShadowsOfNight01.JPG manage 59 K 30 Mar 2015 - 13:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
ShadowsOfNight02.JPGJPG ShadowsOfNight02.JPG manage 67 K 30 Mar 2015 - 13:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
ShadowsOfNight8.jpgjpg ShadowsOfNight8.jpg manage 88 K 18 Jul 2013 - 01:55 TerryLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Shadows_of_Night.JPGJPG Shadows_of_Night.JPG manage 67 K 01 Apr 2010 - 00:56 Main.bjacobs Photo by Betty Jacobs
Shadows_of_Night.jpgjpg Shadows_of_Night.jpg manage 66 K 29 Dec 2009 - 01:49 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Shadows Of Night' by Heidi Soroken
Shadows_of_Night_TB_R._Tasco_2006.jpgjpg Shadows_of_Night_TB_R._Tasco_2006.jpg manage 82 K 21 Sep 2014 - 21:30 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Shadows_of___Night_T.jpgjpg Shadows_of___Night_T.jpg manage 49 K 27 Dec 2009 - 15:58 MichaelGreenfield Photo by Richard Tasco
shadows01.jpgjpg shadows01.jpg manage 80 K 10 May 2015 - 19:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
shadows02.jpgjpg shadows02.jpg manage 76 K 10 May 2015 - 19:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
shadowsofnight01.jpgjpg shadowsofnight01.jpg manage 183 K 20 Mar 2017 - 15:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
shadowsofnight02.JPGJPG shadowsofnight02.JPG manage 56 K 22 Aug 2014 - 19:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
shadowsofnight03.JPGJPG shadowsofnight03.JPG manage 41 K 06 Sep 2014 - 18:48 TerryLaurin Photo by Jeanette Graham
shadowsofnight04.jpgjpg shadowsofnight04.jpg manage 53 K 28 Dec 2014 - 15:58 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
shadowsofnight040.jpgjpg shadowsofnight040.jpg manage 98 K 20 Nov 2021 - 16:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
shadowsofnight05.JPGJPG shadowsofnight05.JPG manage 75 K 24 Aug 2015 - 21:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
shadowsofnight06.jpgjpg shadowsofnight06.jpg manage 50 K 28 Jan 2016 - 14:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
shadowsofnight07.jpgjpg shadowsofnight07.jpg manage 89 K 25 Jul 2019 - 21:39 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 AIS National Convention
shadowsofnight1.jpegjpeg shadowsofnight1.jpeg manage 112 K 26 Dec 2015 - 04:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
shadowsofnight11.jpgjpg shadowsofnight11.jpg manage 68 K 15 Nov 2013 - 20:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
shadowsofnight2.JPGJPG shadowsofnight2.JPG manage 772 K 05 Jan 2016 - 16:13 TerryLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
shadowsofnight3.JPGJPG shadowsofnight3.JPG manage 1007 K 15 Dec 2017 - 21:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
shadowsofnight4.jpgjpg shadowsofnight4.jpg manage 96 K 12 Jul 2019 - 02:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
shadowsofnight6.jpgjpg shadowsofnight6.jpg manage 21 K 14 Mar 2013 - 20:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
shadowsofnight7.jpgjpg shadowsofnight7.jpg manage 71 K 14 Jul 2013 - 16:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
shadowsofnight9.JPGJPG shadowsofnight9.JPG manage 66 K 23 Jul 2013 - 03:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
shadowsofnightSPI.jpgjpg shadowsofnightSPI.jpg manage 54 K 07 Apr 2010 - 16:35 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Topic revision: r45 - 30 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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