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Common Name

IRIS louisiana Black Gamecock

Deep purple falls with lighter standards and gold signals. Ht. 80cm. Sp. 30cm.

Great for pond edges or bog gardens. Evergreen in mild winters. Best in full sun but can take some shade.

Hardy in most of the UK down to -10.

Frank Chowning, 1978.

Newley potted bareroot plants.


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Plant Details: IRIS louisiana Black Gamecock

Plant: IRIS

Pot Size: 2 litre

Species: louisiana

Variety: Black Gamecock

Family: Iridaceae

Origin: North America

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Heavy Clay, Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous, Evergreen

Height: 80

Spread: 30

Flower month: Jun, Jul

Flower type: Single

Leaf colour: Green

Winter grow conditions: Outside

Container Compost: Peat Substitute Compost

Web rating: Woottens Plants rating 9/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Rabbit Proof, Marine

Sub Group: Other Iris, Water Iris

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  • There are EXCEPTIONS during busy periods – please click here to find out about current dispatch times
  • Some plants are seasonal and only dispatched at certain times of the year. Including Pelargoniums, Auriculas and Irises click here for more details
  • Bareroot plants can take between 7-10 days before dispatch.
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  • Sometimes it is necessary to ‘cut back’ your plants for the good of the plants and to insure safe packing and arrival of your order. We only do this to herbaceous perennials that will rejuvenate stronger from the base.
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