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Black Is Black Bearded Iris

The best black iris on the market!
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Black Is Black Bearded Iris

The best black iris on the market!
This is the best of the best of black irises! Introducing Black is Black, an award-winning black iris. This jet black flower is simply breathtaking in the garden, especially when paired with white and pastel varieties. Buy your Black is Black bulbs in fall and get ready for a summer of glossy, stunning flowers. Each stem holds 9 to 12 of these huge flowers, giving you plenty for the garden and plenty for arrangements too! Plant en masse for the most dramatic display you've ever seen. Like other German irises, Black is Black prefers sunny sites with well-drained soil. Iris germanica 'Black is Black'
  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 37 inches
  • Bloom Time Midseason flowering. (Mid to late spring)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As #1 RHIZOME
We ship this item in Fall. Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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  • Botanical Name:

    Iris germanica 'Black is Black'

  • Height: 37 inches
  • Ship As: #1 RHIZOME
  • Spacing: 24 inches
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Black
  • Foliage Type: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • Bloom Time: Midseason flowering. (Mid to late spring)
  • Flower Form: 41/2" flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
  • Planting Instructions: Set rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
  • Winter Care: Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
  • Additional Information: Parentage: Seedling# HH 377-1: ('Black Butte' x 'Dark Passion') X seedling# GG 390-1: ('Paint It Black' x 'Thunder Spirit')
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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