Tall striking Iris which we have used lots of times at Chelsea, the name is true it does have deep black velvety falls and is very similar to Iris 'Black Swan' except the standards are blue-purple with a purple beard and 'Black Swan' has more purple standards and a giPlant Iris in full sun and a well drained soil, face the rhizomes south and plant just above the soil surface.
Lift and divide the Iris clump every 4 years. Give a spring feed with a balanced fertiliser, we use Loo's Poo alpaca fertiliser.
nger beard. Anyway it's a marvelous and very dark Iris, which is scented too. 85cm Height.