Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock'

Incredibly textured, silk velvet purple iris which flowers in the May gap until mid-summer. More
1 bare root 511380-1 £5.50

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Incredibly textured, silk velvet purple iris which flower in the May gap until mid-summer. You want a dress made from its petals. Plant with a bit of moisture at its root.

Genus Iris
Group/Species louisiana
Variety Black Gamecock
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Flag Iris
Border Position Container, Middle
Soil Type Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Flourishes in wet / moist soils or as a pond marginal in standing water.
Care Tips Tidy old foliage in spring and divide after 4-5 years to maintain vigour.
Flowering May - June
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Anne

Did not do well for me but may have been my fault

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Marion

It never seemed to thrive and eventually died off