'Black Taffeta' (Gertrude Songer, R. 1953). TB, 28-30", Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1D, Deep-violet self (black-purple); beard and haft same. 'Black Forest' x Muhlestein seedling# 47-33: ('Storm King' x 'Sable'). Tell 1954.
|Awaiting original From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog description. 1956: BLACK TAFFETA (Songer 1954) M. L. 35 in. (Black Forest x Sib. to Night Life). An unusually rich, dark black purple self with a self colored beard. The form is excellent and it has broad, slightly ruffled petals and a glistening finish. One of the· best new blacks seen last year. H. M. 1955. 12.00.|
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|jpg||BlackTaffeta.jpg||manage||293 K||07 Jan 2014 - 01:43||Main.davepote||Cooley's Iris catalog 1961|
|JPG||BlackTaffeta01.JPG||manage||81 K||20 Nov 2014 - 16:53||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Bluebird Haven Iris Garden|
|JPG||Black_Taffeta.JPG||manage||57 K||31 Jan 2011 - 05:41||IrisP|
|jpg||Black_Taffeta.jpg||manage||13 K||12 Nov 2010 - 14:52||UnknownUser||Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website|
|jpg||black-taffeta1-16.jpg||manage||111 K||11 Jun 2016 - 23:14||Main.mikeu||Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser|
|jpg||black01.jpg||manage||51 K||02 Feb 2015 - 16:47||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia|
|JPG||blacktaffeta01.JPG||manage||291 K||24 Aug 2017 - 02:28||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada|
|JPG||blacktaffeta02.JPG||manage||299 K||24 Aug 2017 - 02:30||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Kate Brewitt taken at the Royal Botanical Gardens-Hamilton,Ontario,Canada|
|jpg||blacktaffeta1.jpg||manage||37 K||22 Nov 2018 - 04:02||Main.TLaurin||Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.|