‘Black Friday’ Bearded Iris blooms in late spring with up to seven black-as-night flowers on 36-inch-tall stems. The unusual color will set off the spring garden with contrasting color that illuminates its neighbors and inspires awe in guests. Easy to grow, plant them in a sunny spot with good drainage, in groups of three or more for best interest. Keep the top of the rhizomes exposed or even with the top of the soil. Once established, Bearded Irises are drought-tolerant, deer resistant, and rabbit resistant, and will spread and multiply when happy. Once flowers have faded, this versatile plant’s eye-catching vertical foliage will continue to enhance the perennial garden. Plant with ornamental grasses and other water-thrifty, late spring bloomers such as Allium and Oriental Poppies. Lavender, Gaillardia, Echinacea, and Salvia will benefit from the striking foliage as a backdrop.
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Bare Root Plant
Black Friday Bearded Iris
Iris germanica Black Friday
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
12" wide; plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Iris should be planted so the tops of the rhizomes are exposed and the roots are spread out facing downwards in the soil. Make sure not to plant the rhizomes too deep.
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Average Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Multiplies / Naturalizes, Easy To Grow, Good For Cut Flowers, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
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