Iris chrysographes (3 plug plants) Black Siberian Water Iris – Hardy Damp / Bog / Marginal / Water garden / pond / aquatic plant Cut flower
3 strong plug plants available october 2015
Plant on mass for enchanting display of colour
Seductive purple black flowers
Moist soil with good drainage, division in early autumn
Postition in Part shade to full sun
Fabulous blooms for cut flowers from May-July
Dark, velvety, purple-violet heads with a hint of golden streaks on the falls appear on strong stems above linear, grey-green leaves. These lightly scented blooms look striking in sunny or partially shaded borders. Grow in well-drained, neutral to slightly acid loam in full sun (moist soil in full sun) or partial shade. Mulch in spring Height 50cm / Spread 50cm / Hardy
As grown from seed, it is hard to determine the colour, but true desired colour can be cultivated from division after flowering
We use locally made natural worm cast based compost and feed. This is a natural bio food making healthy strong plants, naturally balanced and less prone to disease.
Are plants are grown hardy to enable faster establishment after they arrive too you. it is important to unwrap immediately and soak if needed. if you need time before planting then a loose covering of compost in a pot for any plugs or bare root plants will do.