Iris chrysographes 'Black Form' has pure black iris flowers.
This black form of Iris chrysographes has narrow, elegant, upright leaves similar to I. sibirica that offer a great counterpoint to the amazing black iris flowers that emerge in early to mid summer. Sensational with Senecio greyi and other silver foliage. Place it where you can enjoy this classy perennial with a backdrop of lighter foliage.
Common Name: Black Iris
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Black
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Meadows, streamsides, hillsides and forest margins.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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