Iris Deep Black
The sumptuous flowers of richest indigo black form a sensational display throughout the summer.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 90cm x 90cm (36in x 36in)
These look great in the garden border, but the foliage can get untidy. Remove old tatty leaves where needed, and cut flowers stalks to ground level in encourage new ones to be produced.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Slugs, snails.
Plant Care: To keep Iris' flowering to their full potential, lift and divide every 2 - 3 years.
Care and Time: Low - autumn
Warning: Toxic if eaten. May cause a skin allergy.
Benefits: Undemanding to grow with graceful and attractive flowers, generally disease free, they will always give an impressive display.
History: There are many forms of Iris, and these fit into the category of the Bearded Iris. They originate from Europe and many varieties are found in the wild.
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