This one has been a contender for the best black variety for years. Hardy plants produce velvety soft, red-black flowers, often with three per stem open at the same time. Striking in perennial borders with Peonies. AIS Award of Merit winner.
Iris are among the best-known and best-loved garden plants. Say the word, Iris, and visions of brilliant June flowers come to mind. This huge genus contains upwards of 200 species, which range from timid and inconspicuous wildlings to the splendid and extravagant Tall Bearded Iris. The chosen habitats of Iris range from standing water to formal borders, and there is scarcely a shade or combination of colors that can't be found. Plenty of sun and well-drained soil with a pH near neutral are the primary requirements for their success.
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