Iris chrysographes ('Black')

or Black Iris



  • Dark purple flowers that appear black
  • Fragrant blooms in the summer
  • Tall sturdy stems
  • Thin, green foliage
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Garden
Garden
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers rich, moist well drained soil in the full-part sun.


Height: 18-20 in
Spread: 18-20 in
Bloom Color: Black
Zone: 3-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Mass Planting
  • Garden
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Pollinators

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained