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Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock'

More About Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock'

  • Strong growth habit
  • Large, purple-black blooms with yellow signals
  • Upright, slender, bright green foliage
  • Bloom Time: June to July

Interesting Notes:

 Derived from species that are native to Louisiana and surrounding states. 

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Red,Bicoloured,Pink (pale)
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Louisiana Water Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Strong growth and huge flowers characterize this plant when planted in a sunny location. This series of hybrids need constant moisture and grow best in waterlogged sites. They can be used in ponds, but should to be well-nourished. 


Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge