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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • Dark Purple
  • Yellow
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Low Water Use
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Cut Flowers
  • Rock Gardens
  • Rain Garden
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Iris is easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best possible start, we send a free packet of slow release fertilizer to include when planting.

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BLACK GAMECOCK IRIS

Iris louisiana 'Black Gamecock'

Buy Black Gamecock Iris online. Breathtaking intense velvety dark blue almost black flowers in early summer. Louisiana Iris prefers moist soil and tolerates bog conditions, makes a great pond plant.

Mature Height:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Iridaceae · Common Name: Iris

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase BLACK GAMECOCK IRIS Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 3919

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(57 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$15.00

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Customer Testimonials

This was my first experience w/your business and I do hope to do more in the future when what I'm looking for is not locally available! I was especially delighted to see that my new plant babies were not very stressed at all from the transport halfway across the country! Thank you!


Debra
Syracuse, NY
August 2014

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