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■(TB) 'Twice Is Nice'

2013, Black

'Twice Is Nice' (Paul Black, R. 2012). Seedling# S69AR. TB, 42" (107 cm). Early to midseason bloom. Standards wheat-tan; style arms golden wheat-tan, lilac ridge; falls fuchsia center blending to red-violet to 1/2" mid red-brown blended band, mid red-brown haft, veined tan; beards dark burnt orange in throat, burnt-orange in middle, sienna-brown at end; slight sweet fragrance. 'Class Clown' X seedling# Q2CR: ('Cantina' x 'Sweetly Sung'). Mid-America 2013. Honorable Mention 2016.

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From Mid-America Garden catalog, 2013: TWICE IS NICE (Black ‘13) TB Early-Midseason-Rebloom 42” (107cm). Twice is definitely nice when the form and color are what one would expect from a modern iris. Standards are wheat tan. Vibrant fuchsia falls have dark red plum hafts and bands. Dark burnt orange beards are a lovely complement. Several excellent reblooming seedlings were numbered from this cross. Sdlg. S69AR: Class Clown X (Cantina x Sweetly Sung.) $50.00.


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
twice01.jpgjpg twice01.jpg manage 51 K 30 Apr 2015 - 20:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Larry Lauer-Lauer's Flowers
twiceisnice01.jpgjpg twiceisnice01.jpg manage 267 K 12 Apr 2016 - 03:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
twiceisnice02.jpgjpg twiceisnice02.jpg manage 189 K 08 Aug 2017 - 11:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid-America Garden
twiceisnice1.JPGJPG twiceisnice1.JPG manage 33 K 14 Apr 2013 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin photo by Mid-America Garden
twiceisnice5.jpgjpg twiceisnice5.jpg manage 85 K 30 Mar 2023 - 12:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
twiceisnice9.JPGJPG twiceisnice9.JPG manage 202 K 16 Jun 2022 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
twiceisnice90.JPGJPG twiceisnice90.JPG manage 233 K 16 Jun 2022 - 19:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 30 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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