(Spiny Sea Urchin x Barracuda Bay) x Fortune Dearest. Sev. 5.5" fl. 20" sc. M 20 buds. Fertile both ways. Darkness Reigns is a very striking flower. The self color is a very dark, near black purple. The dark self has an even darker eye, surrounding a green heart. Both the petal and sepal edges are covered in dramatic white teeth. The plants have average to good rust resistance and are cold hardy. The plants are small by their nature, and are in excellent proportion to the flower size and scape height. A great parent.