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Bearded Iris - Black Suited

Bearded Iris - Black Suited

Plant in Fall Pre-Order: Ships Fall 2024
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1 Bulb Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall $13.69
3 Bulbs Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall $36.79 10% Savings
5 Bulbs Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall $54.59 ($10.92/each) 20% Savings
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  • Dark as night with a musky fragrance
  • Creates stunning vase arrangements
  • A strking variety that commands attention
  • Safe from hungry deer
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Black, Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 36 to 40 inches
Bloom Season Late Spring through Early Summer

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Bearded Iris - Black Suited

Iris germanica

Seed Type Rhizome

Often described as the blackest iris, Black Suited Bearded Iris is about as dark as they come! This vigorous grower commands attention with its deep coloration, velvety petals, and slight musky fragrance. The iris is sure to be a conversation starter as it presents a breathtaking and elegant addition to mixed borders, beds, and containers. Consider pairing Black Suited Bearded Iris with Pink Attraction or Immortality for dramatic contrast.

Planting Information

Planting Bearded Iris - Black Suited

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth In a shallow hole with fleshy roots partially exposed
Plant Spacing 12 to 24 inches
Plant Height 36 to 40 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb Size 1
View our Bearded Iris Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Recommended Coverage
1 Bulb / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 0.75 Sq. Ft
3 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 1.5 Sq. Ft
5 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 3.5 Sq. Ft

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