Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Night Magic'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Night Magic
Hybridized by Kegerise
Registered or introduced: 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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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

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