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Iris chrysographes 'Black Form'
Common Name: Black Iris Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Iris chrysographes 'Black Form'
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The narrow, elegant , upright leaves offer a great counterpoint to the amazing black iris flowers that emerge in early to mid summer. Sensational with Senecio greyi. Place it where you can enjoy this classy perennial with a backdrop of lighter foliage.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Meadows, streamsides, hillsides and forest margins.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlack 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Brachyglottis (Senecio) greyi "'Sunshine'"
Iris sibirica "'Butter and Sugar'"
Salvia microphylla "'Hot Lips'"

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