ORIGINATOR: Roger Duncan
CLASS: Tall Bearded
BLOOM SEASON: Late
DESCRIPTION: S. silky glossy dark rich purple, very shiny on lower midribs; style arms dark purple-black fading to white along back edges, fringed crests; F. velvety black, dark purple highlights near electric midnight-blue beard; ruffled; medium purple base foliage; musky fragrance.
PARENTAGE: Shadows of Night X All Night Long
From the 2010 Superstition Iris Gardens Catalog: Silky glossy rich dark purple standards with very shiny lower midribs sit atop velvety black falls with dark purple highlights, especially around the electric midnight blue beards. Show stalks with 3 branches that produce 9-to-11 buds. A strong increaser that has ruffled flowers with a musky fragrance and medium purple based foliage.