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Iris germanica 'Black Swan'

More About Iris germanica 'Black Swan'

  • Blooms are near-black with a slightly yellow beard
  • Sweet fragrance
  • Several blooms per strong stalk
  • Thick, light green, sword-like blades
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Flower Height: 100 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Near-black
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Tall Bearded Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Iris germanica grow best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in full sun. They dislike wet conditions and excess winter moisture. Ensure that the rhizome is slightly about soil level when planting. Once the flowers are spent, remove stalks to keep a tidy looking plant. If plants are overcrowded, flowers will not be as prolific.


Iris germanica 'Black Swan' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen