Iris x louisiana 'Black Gamecock'
Item #: 7088
Zones: 6a to 10b, at least
Height: 60" tall
Origin: United States Hybrid
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
(Chowning 78) iris 'Black Gamecock' is an award-winning, deer-resistant Louisiana iris hybrid that makes a huge, 5' tall clump of wide, iris-like foliage, topped in early May with stunning, Elvis-like, dark blue, velvet-colored flowers...a hummingbird haven. Louisiana iris go semi-dormant in the heat of summer, and reflush in fall, remaining evergreen all winter. Iris x louisiana 'Black Gamecock' grows equally as well in moist soils as in 4" of standing water.