Iris (L) ‘Black Gamecock’

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‘Black Gamecock’ is a clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with erect, strap-like, bright green leaves and, in early summer, purple and purple-black flowers with bright yellow bands in the centre of each petal.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

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COLOUR

Flower

Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer


HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back any dying foliage in autumn. Old flower stems can be cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division

WHERE TO GROW

Iris 'Black Gamecock' (Iris 'Black Gamecock') will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in moist to wet, deep, humus-rich, acid soil, preferably at the margins of ponds or streams.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

COLOUR

Flower

Dark-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer


HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back any dying foliage in autumn. Old flower stems can be cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division

WHERE TO GROW

Iris ‘Black Gamecock’ (Iris ‘Black Gamecock’) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in moist to wet, deep, humus-rich, acid soil, preferably at the margins of ponds or streams.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Boggy damp conditions

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

South, East, West