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Botanical name: Iris 'Black Beauty'
Other names: Iris 'Black Beauty' , Tall bearded iris 'Black Beauty'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Black Beauty' _ 'Black Beauty' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with erect, strap-like, grey-green leaves and, in early summer, erect stems bearing flowers with dark purple standards and purple-brown falls with prominent yellow beards.
Iris 'Black Beauty' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-purple, Brown in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Cut back any dying foliage in autumn. Old flower stems can be cut down after flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Iris 'Black Beauty' (Iris 'Black Beauty' ) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in late summer to early autumn in well-drained, fertile, neutral to slightly acid loam in full sun.
Soil type: Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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