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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Night Magic'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Night Magic
Hybridized by Kegerise; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 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

Bloom Color:
Purple
White/Near White

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:
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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):
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Nana51 On Sep 24, 2012, Nana51 from Austin, TX wrote:

Tall bearded irises grow EVERYWHERE! Especially great are rebloomers (spring, summer, & fall)! In Austin,TX, my irises are almost xeriscape-types, love 6 hrs sun & very little water. American Iris Society has encyclopedia of all varieties, colors (even black ones!), shapes, sizes.

Positive Margiempv On Nov 29, 2003, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Excellent grower, dependable, and puts on a lovely show every year.

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)
Columbus, Ohio
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Greeneville, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Madison, Wisconsin



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