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Iris chrysographes Black Form


Stunning golden streaks adorn dramatic dark velvety blooms that appear in summer over clumps of sword-shaped foliage, hence the name chrysographes meaning 'veined in gold.'

Excellent as cut flowers for your home. attractive to bees. prefers moist soil in sun or part shade. 
Height 50cm (20"). Spread 40cm (16"). Fully hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Black

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Prairie Style planting, Small Gardens

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
April onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
40cm (16")

Height
50cm (20")

Iris chrysographes

Soil

Moist but well drained

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

Summer

Additional Information

Attractive to bees. Propagate by division in autumn. All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
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