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■(TB) 'Starlit Velvet'

1991, Stahly

'Starlit Velvet' (Harold Stahly, R. 1990). Seedling# 86-6. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled velvety deep black purple (deeper than RHS 79A), small white spray pattern around beard; beards purple, tipped deep bronze. 'Night Lady' X 'Spinning Wheel'. Stahly 1991.

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From AIS Bulletin #281 April 1991 Introducing STARLIT VELVET (Stahly '91) TB, 36", M. A pleasingly different "black" is this velvety flower of very deep purple (charts RHS 79A, but deeper). A small, attractive white spray pattern around the beard belies its plicata heritage. Self beards. Semi-flared, blocky and ruffled, primary stalks have four branches and terminal and up to 12 buds. Has attracted lots of attention at two shows where it was entered. Sdlg. 86-6: Night Lady X Spinning Wheel. EC '89, '90; HC '90. $30.00. Harold Stahly.

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StarlitVelvet02.jpgjpg StarlitVelvet02.jpg manage 84 K 14 Apr 2014 - 13:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
StarlitVelvet03.jpgjpg StarlitVelvet03.jpg manage 69 K 02 Apr 2015 - 02:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
StarlitVelvet1.jpgjpg StarlitVelvet1.jpg manage 57 K 25 Sep 2012 - 02:35 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B in 2012.
StarlitVelvet7.jpgjpg StarlitVelvet7.jpg manage 37 K 29 Nov 2013 - 17:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
StarlitVelvetBJI.JPGJPG StarlitVelvetBJI.JPG manage 84 K 07 Apr 2012 - 20:19 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
Starlit_Velvet_546_gd.jpgjpg Starlit_Velvet_546_gd.jpg manage 63 K 20 Aug 2012 - 11:33 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
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starlitvelvet5.jpgjpg starlitvelvet5.jpg manage 23 K 21 Mar 2013 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Chapman Iris
starlitvelvet6.jpgjpg starlitvelvet6.jpg manage 78 K 14 Nov 2013 - 21:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
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