Chrysographes- Black Flowering
Species Iris. Height 60cm
Known under various names; 'Black Form', 'Black', 'Black Velvet', 'Black Knight', 'Black Beauty'. These are all synonyms (and also invalid names) for this Iris according to the RHS.
Deepest purple, almost black flowers start appearing in early summer. Flowering from late May through to late July in the UK.
Plant in full sun to part shade. Happy in most soils, including damp, this plant is native to Southern China and Myanmar (Burma) growing in meadows, along streams, hillsides and forest margins.
The leaves will die off in autumn but return in the spring before flowering.
New orders shipped in September 2022.
- Intermediate - 40-70cm