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Iris versicolor 'Dark Aura'

Iris versicolor 'Dark Aura' - Dark Aura Iris

More About Iris versicolor 'Dark Aura'

  • AKA Iris x robusta 'Dark Aura', Iris virginica 'DeLuxe'
  • Black-purple flushed new foliage growth
  • Foliage takes on two tones as the top halves turn to green
  • Jet-black scapes hold violet-blue flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Interesting Notes:

 

Zone:

4

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Violet-blue
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Dark Aura Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips

They grow well in moist soil and can even grow in 4-5 cm of water, but will also perform elsewhere in the garden as long as the soil isn't too dry. A great choice for perennial borders and mixed arrangements near the edge of a pond, stream or other water features.


Iris versicolor 'Dark Aura' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging