Iris versicolor 'Gerald Darby'
Common Name: Iris Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
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How about an iris with fabulous foliage? In March and April the new upright leaves of 'Gerald Darby' emerge a breathtaking dark purple. The purple slowly fades to green by early summer. Large purple-blue flowers then take over the show.
Swamps, wet meadows, scrub and by lakes and rivers.
||Primary Bloom Colour||Purple
||Secondary Bloom Colour||Blue
||Bloom Time||Early Summer
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Recommended Companion Plants:
Euphorbia griffithii "'Fireglow'"
Primula vulgaris "'Miss Indigo'"
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at phoenixperennials.com or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.