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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Ebony Angel'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Ebony Angel
Hybridized by Johnson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive sjlfinne On May 13, 2011, sjlfinne from Lawton, OK wrote:

This beautiful black was awarded a blue at the LAFOIS Show this year. It has grown well for me.

Positive Tntigger On Jan 25, 2007, Tntigger from Greeneville, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

iris grows very tall here with long lasting blooms.

Neutral doss On Mar 14, 2005, doss from Stanford, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

'Ebony Angel is a 38" mid-season bloomer. It has been awarded HM '02

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gainesville, Georgia
Anacoco, Louisiana
Hagerstown, Maryland
Newfoundland, New Jersey
Salem, New Jersey
Lawton, Oklahoma
Greeneville, Tennessee
Gainesville, Texas
Georgetown, Texas
Tomah, Wisconsin



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